1: Drug Brochure Project
Develop quick familiarity with the most commonly prescribed drugs used in the United States and technology easily available for patient and professional education.
Students should select one drug from the “TOP DRUGS” list of most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States provided by the faculty member. Using the Brochure
Template in Microsoft Word, students are to design an educational brochure for LAY PEOPLE (that is, PATIENTS from diverse backgrounds) on the selected drug. Content to
be included: drug name (trade and generic), description of drug, drug class, and mechanism of action, indications, dosing parameters, contraindications/precautions,
drug interactions, side effects, pregnancy/lactation implications, and how to take (patient instructions). The brochure MUST address the topic of health literacy and
safe drug therapy for patients by incorporating principles of creating easy-to-understand educational materials.
Purpose of brochure clear; target audience focus matches
presentation; Has appropriate general and specific
Principles of health literacy are addressed; the brochure is designed with information that is CLEAR and
UNDERSTANDABLE for patients 1
Effective presentation strategies utilized in brochure design;
Creativity evident; visually interesting; professional in appearance 1
Appropriate punctuation; grammar, spelling, APA style, adequate quality references, organization 1
2:Two Kinds″ by Amy Tan,″Everyday Use″ by Alice Walker
How would you characterize the relationships between the protagonists and their mothers? What are some possible reasons for the way they communicate or miscommunicate?
3: Health organization case study
Research a health care organization or a network that spans several states within the U.S. (Example: United Healthcare, Vanguard, Banner Healthcare, etc.).
Harvard Business Review Online and Hoover’s Company Records, found in the GCU Library, are useful sources.
Assess the readiness of the health care organization or network in addressing the health care needs of citizens in the next decade, and include a strategic plan that
addresses issues pertaining to network growth, nurse staffing, resource management, and patient satisfaction. Provide a comparison to the health care organization or
network and the Singapore Airlines. Include any cultural issues that may influence the practices listed above.