Application of Health Promotion in the different categories of Adult.

Health Statistics and Populations

The following website will aid you in completing this Assignment: Utilizing the US Preventive Services Task force site (


You will need to create a chart that illustrates preventative care measures for individuals ranging from age 21-65. The chart should include: ● Immunization recommendations ● Well person visit recommendations ● Cancer screening recommendations (cervical, breast, prostate, colon) ● Other preventative services (dental care, vision care, screening for age related memory changes, etc) Please include gender and age groups in your chart data.

Required Reading

In Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan in Nursing Practice, by Edelman, Kudzma and Mandle; 8th edition, read:

  • Chapter 22: “Young Adult”
  • Chapter 23: “Middle- Aged adult “
  • Chapter 24: “Older Adult”

Required Reading

Summary of Affordable Healthcare Act:

Friedman, A.L., Bloodgood, B. (2010). “Something we’d rather not talk about”: Findings from CDC exploratory research on sexually transmitted disease communication with girls and women. Journal of Women’s Health. 19(10), 1823–1831

Optional Reading

Fontenot, H., Fantasia, H., & Allen, J. (2007). HPV in adolescents: Making the wake-up call. ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners. 15(10), 73–76.

Ford, F.L. (2011). Racial and ethnic disparities in human papillomavirus awareness and vaccination among young adult women. Public Health Nursing. 28(6), 485–493.

Jiang, N., Kolbe, L.J., Seo, D., Kay, N.S., & Brindis, C.D., (2011). Health of adolescents and young adults: Trends in achieving the 21 critical national health objectives by 2010. Journal of Adolescent Health. 49(2),124–132.

Beaulieu, R., Kools, S.M., Kennedy, H.P., & Humphreys, J., (2011). Young adult couples’ decision making regarding emergency contraceptive pills. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. 43(1), 41–48.

Web Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): QuickStats Percentage of young adults aged 18-29 years with selected chronic conditions, by sex—National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2005-2007. (2009) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.58(25), 699. Retrieved

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Prevalence of coronary heart disease—U.S., 2006-2010. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 60(40), 2011,1377–1381, Retrieved from

Clinical guidelines and recommendations. Retrieved from:

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