This essay is designed to develop a capacity to identify, research and critically analyse the key concepts within health promotion and health education as it relates to the role of the professional nurse. This task is intended to encourage students to practise writing and presenting researchedmaterial in a logical, concise manner that is academically rigorous, including correct referencing,spelling and grammar.
The introduction of the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion in 1986 signalled the beginning of change in the way that health professionals educate and empower individuals and populations.Using the action areas of the Ottawa charter for health promotion and your health promotionproject, explain how the concepts of Health Literacy, Health Education and Health Promotion relateto empowerment and ultimately the role of health professionals?
Using the Health Promotion program YOU are developing for the Expo Assessment, demonstrateyour understanding of how the key Ottawa Charter actions apply in regards to YOUR targetpopulation or community. This essay should discuss how health literacy, health education andhealthpromotion contribute to empowering this population and the nurse’s role in providing them.The use of headings is encouraged in this essay, with the Ottawa Charter actions the most logicalchoice. Within the discussion around each Ottawa action and how it relates to YOUR program,
connections should be made where appropriate, regarding literacy, education and empowerment forYOUR particular target population. For example; if discussing the health literacy of an agedmulticultural population that you are targeting for a cardiovascular health promotion program; what
plans have you considered to address this in the delivery of your campaign? How might literacyimpact the success of your program? What is Ottawa Charter action at work here?
Students should use the marking guide provided to understand the expected standard and quality of work. They must use appropriate resources and reference accordingly, using the university approved referencing style; APA sixth edition. The number of references required for this assessment is a
minimum of 10.