Explain how to market the program to the population, and explain the ethical, legal, and economic factors that can affect the health of the population.
Health care initiatives focus on changing demographics and emerging health problems. Among the challenges faced by health care professionals are cultural and linguistic competence and the role they play in the ability to provide effective care. Health care professionals need to develop skills in conducting gap analyses within their own communities, design effective health education and wellness programs to address those gaps, and remain mindful that effective care depends on the ability to build trust within the community being served.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 1: Explain the principles and concepts of disease prevention and health promotion for diverse and vulnerable populations.
Explain how educating a population about health promotion and disease prevention benefits the health and wellness for a population.
Competency 2: Develop evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention initiatives for diverse and vulnerable populations.
Integrate linguistic and cultural considerations, CAM, traditional medicine, holistic health, and spirituality into an evidence-based wellness plan for a population.
Competency 4: Examine the ethical, legal, and economic factors related to health disparities in diverse and vulnerable populations.
Describe the ethical principles that can affect preventative care and health promotion.
Explain how local laws, federal laws, and the Affordable Health Care Act can affect preventative care and health promotion.
Explain the economic impact of clinical prevention and health promotion related to health disparities for a population.
Competency 5: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for members of the health care professions.