Discuss how the community nurse, using an empowerment approach, could promote health literacy in
relation to the health goal identified for the chosen client group.
Selected Scenario :
You are working as a registered nurse in a community centre that serves a large migrant population.
Goal: You want to promote the women’s health literacy and decision-making related to a selected
lifestyle issue (diet, exercise).
• Write a 2,000 word essay which discusses how the community nurse, using an empowerment approach, could promote health literacy in relation to the health goal for the chosen client group.
• Ensure that you base your analysis and discussion on community health principles and approaches; including primary health care model (rather than the medical model); a group,
community or population focus (rather than an individual or disease focus) and health promotion strategies.
• Ensure that you use scholarly literature relevant to the essay task and the scenario you have chosen and support the points you make in your essay.