Assignment 4: Development of a Community Health Promotion Program | Value 25%

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Assignment 4: Development of a Community Health Promotion Program | Value 25%


The purpose of this assignment is to provide you with an opportunity to develop a health promotion program. Your program will address the community health diagnosis you identified in Assignment 3. The program must incorporate two health promotion approaches and will demonstrate an understanding of community planning, implementation, evaluation and the role of the community health nurse. Please note you are not expected to carry out the health promotion program that you develop.

Assignment Guidelines

  Describe your target community and provide the rational for the development of a community health promotion program. >

  • Based on your community diagnosis from Assignment 3, outline a plan for a health promotion program that incorporates two health promotion approaches. These health promotion approaches can include but are not limited to community social action, community development, social planning, community organizing, service extension (see Planning a Community Health Program chapter in your text).

  Formulate an overarching goal and 3-4 specific objectives related to the planned health promotion program. It should include a rational for the goals and objectives as well as outcome measures necessary in the evaluation of the program.

Hint: Consider using a program logic model or similarly structured overview (as an appendix) to present the program goals, objectives and outcome data in detail.

  Evaluate two selected health promotion approaches. Include rational for incorporating these approaches and provide an overview of each approach in the assessment, planning and evaluation phases of the planned health promotion program.

  Summarize the strengths and limitations of these two approaches in relation to your health promotion program.

  Explain the role of the community health nurse within the planned health promotion program.

Marking Criteria

  • Each element of the assignment guidelines is addressed.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate, create, and engage in critical inquiry is evident throughout.
  • Adheres to APA current addition scholarly format - limit of 8 pages (excluding title, reference, and appendix pages).

NOTE:   Please see the video before starting work.

This supplemental video should help you understand the purpose of assignment 4!

Always refer to the assessment overview for the full marking criteria and please reach out to your tutor if you have questions or comments regarding the assignment.

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