Creating A Health Promotion Plan
Instructions For The Health Promotion Plan
• Specific health concerns as the focus of your health promotion plan.
o Tobacco use (vaping, e-cigarettes, hookah, chewing tobacco, or smoking) cessation.
• Then, investigate your chosen concern and best practices for health improvement, based on supporting evidence.
• Identify populations potentially affected by this health concern. Determine what their related concerns maybe and explain why addressing this health concern is important for health promotion.
• Identify a hypothetical individual or community group among the affected population who would benefit from an educational session about your chosen health concern and associated health improvement strategies.
• Identify expectations for an educational session, determining goals, and suggestions on how the individual or group needs can be met. The hypothetical audience needs to be described and the educational plan should be outlined.
• Then, research and document their potential learning needs and health promotion goals.
Document Format and Length
Your health promotion plan should be 2–3 pages in length. In a separate section of the plan, identify the hypothetical individual or group you have chosen.
Support your health promotion plan with peer-reviewed articles, course study resources, and Healthy People 2020 resources. Cite at least three credible sources.
The requirements outlined below correspond to the grading criteria in the scoring guide, so be sure to address each point. Read the performance-level descriptions for each criterion to see how your work will be assessed.
• Analyze the health concern that is the focus of your health promotion plan.
Consider underlying assumptions and points of uncertainty in your analysis.
• Explain why a health concern is important for health promotion within a specific population.
Examine current population health data.
Consider the factors that contribute to health, health disparities, and access to services.
• Explain the importance of establishing agreed-upon health goals in collaboration with hypothetical participants.
• Write clearly and concisely in a logically coherent and appropriate form and style.
Write with a specific purpose and audience in mind. Adhere to scholarly and disciplinary writing standards and APA formatting requirements.
Before submitting your assessment for grading, proofread it to minimize errors that could distract readers and make it difficult for them to focus on the substance of your plan.