Health promotion is the act of empowering clients

Health promotion is the act of empowering clients to take control over and achieve their optimal
level of health. Utilizing the topics listed below and evidence-based practice, you will write a
scholarly paper on health promotion including the following:
• Introduction to the topic (select one of the topics below)
• Description of the disease process (topic) selected
• Implement 4 health promotion measures involved in the prevention and care of
client with the disease process (topic) selected from the textbook, nursing journal
articles, and evidence-based practice, including complementary therapies.
• Analyze how health promotion can improve the client’s overall health and avoid
complications (include modifiable and non-modifiable factors such as age,
gender, ethnicity, and lifestyle). Be sure to compare/contrast what happens to
patients if they implement health promotion strategies and what could happen if
these activities are not implemented.
• Reflection on what you learned from the assignment and how it will impact your
practice in the future
NUR 1211L QEP Topic List:
1. Endocrine Disorders (Diabetes Mellitus)
a. Diet, Foot Care, Management of Hypoglycemia, Prevention of Complications
2. Neurological Disorders (Seizures, Cerebrovascular Accident)
a. Preventive Maintenance (i.e. seizure precautions at home, CVA prevention (i.e.
smoking cessation, control of lipids, control of hypertension))
3. Gastrointestinal Disorders (Peptic Ulcer Disease, Gastritis, Gastroesophageal Reflux
Disease, Colorectal Cancer)
a. Diet, and Prevention
4. Respiratory Disorders (Asthma, COPD)
a. Strategies to reduce acute Asthma and COPD Exacerbations, Immunizations
(Influenza and Pneumococcal), Medication administration (proper use of
inhalers), Education of medications
5. Immunological Disorders
a. Infection Control
i. Prevention, Antimicrobial therapy and resistance, Hospital and community
acquired infections (MRSA, CAP)
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