• The purpose of this assignment is to provide an opportunity for students to apply the nursing process while planning education to meet the needs of patients.
  • Instructions:
    Develop a teaching plan based on an assigned scenario or case. Determine what elements you would include in your assessment of the learner. Identify anticipated or expected learner needs. Select and prioritize evidence based teaching strategies that would best meet the needs of the learner. Describe the resources you would provide to enhance learning. Explain methods that would be used to evaluate learning outcomes. Provide rationales for elements of your teaching plan supported by references from the required course reading assignments. Use the teaching plan format assigned. The competencies contained in the Teaching Plan Rubric will be assessed through this assignment.

NURS 110 Introduction to Professional Nursing Spring I 2018

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Term: Spring I 2018


The purpose of this assignment is to provide an opportunity to apply education theories and concepts to

written instructional materials for a public healthcare issue.


Identify a healthcare related learning need in your community and the characteristics of the population

impacted by the need. Design a single page trifold brochure to address the identified learning need.

Include evidence based instructions with references. Ensure that the brochure is appropriately designed

for the target population using concepts from health literacy, and considering the anticipated

developmental and cognitive levels of learners. Submit an analysis of readability with your brochure using

one of the tools on page 322-323 in the Miller & Stoeckel textbook. Demonstrate creativity while adhering to

education principals for written materials through the use of graphic design.

The competencies, contained in the Educational Brochure Rubric, will be assessed through this


Brochure Development Nursing 110 1

For a visual representation of “how to” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMFuEcGO7HY

1. Prepare your brochure content in a word document.

2. Identify your brochure topic by identifying the learning needs within the community or from the patient you interviewed.

a. How did you know there is a community need for learning?

b. What specific patient diagnosis do you plan to address?

c. What specific patient population are you trying to reach?

d. What are the limitations of the population (education, socio-economic, health resources…)

3. Evidence

a. What is the current practice for patients with this diagnosis?

b. Are your references less than 5 years old?

c. Are your references from reliable sources?

d. Are there professional nursing journals discussing this topic?

e. Did you use APA format for citations and references?

4. Choose graphics that complement your brochure

a. Do not use copy-written protected graphics!

b. Free graphics are available but you must provide the source as though you are citing a reference


1. From Home:

Choose Font and text size

Center text

2. From Page Layout:

Change page layout from portrait to landscape.

Change top and bottom margins to 0.5”and right and left to 0.25”

3. From Insert:

Add a table with one row and five columns

4. From Table Tools

Select table format

Set column width as follows: columns 1, 3, and 5 are to be 3” wide, columns 2 and 4 are to be 0.6”.

Select Design

You may add or remove the table grid lines or set the width of the lines.


Meeting Date: _______________ Time:____________________

Participants: ______________________________




Description per ______Nurse _____ Patient

1. Present Illness or Diagnosis: __________________________________

For how long: _____________________________________________

Describe: ________________________________________________________________

2. How has it affected you:__________________________________________

Your S.O.:______________________________________________________

Your Family: ___________________________________________________

Describe: _________________________________________________________________

3. Interventions: None Medications Lifestyle None Other

Describe: _________________________________________________________________




Sexual Dysfunction:




LMP_____ Last Pap Smear________ Pain with: Pregnant

Para_____ Itching Breast Lumps Menstruation Yes

Gravida____ Abnormal Bleeding PMS Intercourse No

Contraception Discharge Other

Role Relationship

1. Home Environment: Lives with Spouse Lives Alone Lives with family

Living with friend

2. Who do you rely on for emotional support? Spouse Family Friend Self Other

Describe: ________________________________________________________________

3. How does your illness/hospitalization affect your family significant others?

Describe: _______________________________________________________________


Coping/ Stress

1. Have you had any recent changes in your life (job, move, divorce, death, major surgeries, recent abuse, new illness)

Yes No Describe: _________________________________________________________

2. Do you feel you are dealing successfully with stresses associated with this change?

Describe: ________________________________________________________________