Can you help me understand this Health & Medical question?


One of the pivotal goals of consumer health literacy efforts is to design educational materials that attract as well as educate users. In this Assignment, you design a health information document on a topic that is of interest to you.

To prepare:

  • Select a health issue of interest to you.
  • Identify the audience or population that you seek to educate about this issue.
  • Search the Internet to find credible sites containing information about your selected topic.
  • Review the two health literacy websites listed in this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on strategies for presenting information.

To complete:

  • Design an educational handout on the health issue you selected.
    • Include a cover page.
    • Include an introduction that provides:
      • An explanation of your issue and why you selected it
      • A description of the audience you are addressing
    • In the handout itself:
      • Develop your handout in such a way that it attracts the attention of the intended audience.
      • Include a description of the health issue and additional content that will enhance your message (i.e., key terms and definitions, graphics, illustrations, etc.).
      • Recommend four or five sites that provide clear, valuable, and reliable information on the topic.


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Running head: BREAST CANCER DISEASE NURS 6051: Transforming Nursing and Healthcare through Technology Developing a Health Information Patient Handout Dr. Mary Rodgers Walden University Stanley Okeyemi Week 11 Assignment February 12th, 2017 1 PREVENTION OF BREAST CANCER AMONG WOMEN 2 With the range of diseases that exist in our society today, breast cancer likely remains one of the most popular diseases known by many, even around the world. The National Breast Cancer Foundation states that “1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. There is currently no known cure for breast cancer, and its early diagnosis is critical to survival. Breast cancer can commonly be diagnosed in clinical settings through Mammogram, Ultrasound, MRI, Biopsy, and some additional lab tests.” The intensity of mortality by this disease was