Explain the role of health education in health promotion. How is the nursing process used in developing health education? Describe a contemporary issue, local or global, that a family may experience today. What steps would the nurse take to address these as part of a health education plan? 1/2 page
education in health promotion
Health promotion is generally defined as the process by which individuals increase control over their health and enables achieving an optimal level of health. The foundations of health promotion are based on health education, and the declaration of Alma-Ata (Almaty) addressed the education of society about common health problems, their prevention, and control in a society as an indispensable element of basic health services.
In the present authors’ opinion, turning healthcare professionals’ practice of determining the readiness of individuals for behavioural change into an application enabling recording will make a positive contribution to their health promotion outcomes.
The notion that current procedures are adequate for health improvement practices in comparison with requiring therapeutic practices only is another issue to be addressed. The way should be paved to enable nurses who receive public health education, particularly at the advanced level that includes science expertise and doctoral studies, to use their coordinating and leading skills to contribute to the first-grade healthcare services.
The present Esma Kabasakal et al. Int J Med Res Health Sci 2017, 6(3): 22-28 28 authors recommend a thorough examination of the importance of primary healthcare services concerning practices that involve health protection, promotion of good health behaviour, and that the family health centre personnel’s knowledge, experience, and health promotion skills and healthcare training.
What characteristics would lead a provider to suspect domestic violence, child abuse, or elder abuse is taking place within a family? Discuss your facility’s procedure for reporting these types of abuse.