Health Promotion Teaching Plan

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Health Promotion Teaching Plan
Anita Moore
Jacksonville University School of Nursing June 17, 2012

Health Promotion Teaching Plan
My emphasis in this assignment is to develop, implement, and assess a teaching plan concentrated on good nutrition and daily exercise for school age children. The early years are a critical time for founding good eating habits and attitude about food and exercise. Children who are obese are more likely to be obese as adults. This is a major public health risk to the wellbeing of children. Recent literature supports the positive effects of good nutrition on the brain development and mental health. Limited exercise in
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This would be your maximum heart rate during exercise. It is recommended that your heart rate not go above this number during exercise. It is important to talk with your primary care provider before starting an exercise program.
Evaluation of Teaching and Learning
The final phase of the health promotion teaching plan is the evaluation of components. The teaching plan was clear, concise, and engrossed on the learner in the targeted age group. Any registered nurse, school teacher, or social worker who follows the format of this plan would have the ability to teach this topic to school age children, with the subsidiary materials from the following web sites; health fitness food for thought, evidence based health promotion program for schools, teaching school age children, and pulse and target heart rate.
In an effort to evaluate if the learner’s objectives were met, each child was asked to state one benefit of good nutrition and one benefit of daily exercise and received instructions on taking their own pulse. At the end of the teaching session all six children were able to correctly state one benefit of good nutrition and one benefit of daily exercise; also, after five minutes of exercise to music all the children were able to properly take their own heart rate with minimal assistance from the instructor, thus meeting the objective for the psychomotor domain. During the


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