Health promotion process pater

  1. Define health disparity and identify a specific health disparity you identify in your area of practice. Some examples include asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, low birth weight, infant mortality, HIV/AIDS, TB, Depression, Schizophrenia, Substance Use Disorders, suicide, homicide, among many others.
  2. Discuss the nine determinants of health – factors that influence health (WHO, 2010) and describe how they could influence the identified health disparity or problem.
  3. Identify the epidemiology associated with the problem and specify the incidence at both the state and national levels.
  4. Describe the cultural considerations for your identified problem.
  5. Describe the health care literacy challenges with the population impacted.
  6. Apply a health promotion theory to the development of a treatment plan for the condition.