“Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over and to improve their health.” Health literacy is not merely the same as literacy—the ability to read. Health literacy is the term for patients’ ability to understand and process medical instructions and make decisions about their health.

“Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over and to improve their health.”

Health literacy is not merely the same as literacy—the ability to read. Health literacy is the term for patients’ ability to understand and process medical instructions and make decisions about their health.

Students will prepare and present an overview of a chosen unique population’s (child, adolescent, elderly) unique health promotion needs.

PATIENT EDUCATION.pptx

Purpose of the Poster Presentation

To develop student BSN nurse’s communication skills for a 4th-grade literacy level.
To empower the public to find, understand, evaluate, communicate, and use health information effectively.
To increase awareness of healthcare literacy, improve outcomes of patients, and increase
the accessibility of resources to health care providers and patients.
Tips for selecting a health promotion topic for this course:

Select a topic that is interesting to you relating to the course.
Consult course textbook for ideas.
Relate the topic to course content.
A focused topic that will focus on the CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)Links to an external site.
Follow the steps and requirements for the poster presentation.
When in doubt, ask your professor for clarification.
Poster Directions

Please see the following examples. Youth-targeted health education promotional posters are available https://nursing.hawaii.edu/youth-targeted-health-education-promotional-posters-available/Links to an external site.
Creating a compelling poster https://www.myamericannurse.com/creating-a-compelling-poster/Links to an external site.
The poster or materials should:
Demonstrate an understanding of health promotion strategy.
The topic should be directed as a response to a patient concern.
The format of the poster must show creativity and snapshot innovation.
Patient-oriented evidence that matters should be used to engage the audience.
Presentation must demonstrate that participants can present patient material at the 4th-grade level.