Coronary Heart Disease Risk Paper

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Coronary Heart Disease: Risk Factors, Goals & Objectives, And Educational Interventions
Patti Maisner
Kaplan University

Coronary Heart Disease According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (2014), the number one cause of death is Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) with 611,105 deaths per year; a rate of 193.3, based on a population of 100,000 adults. Additionally, Kaiser Permanente (2013) reports that the mortality rate for SPA 2 (Service Planning Area 2) 208 per 100,000 adults
Risk Factors associated with Coronary Heart Disease There are several risk factors associated with CHD, some are not controllable, like ethnicity, gender, or heredity. However, the majority of risk factors are controllable, such
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The objectives are the way the goal(s) will be reached and can be quantified. They include the target population, how it will be measured. Objectives should include who is involved, how the advancement will be quantified, and a goal date for advancement (Healey & Zimmerman, 2010). They will also become the groundwork when it is time to evaluate your program. For the CHD community prevention program, the objectives to reduce obesity are: SPA 2 residents will learn and understand the importance of physical activity, SPA 2 residents will learn exercise techniques tailored to them, and SPA 2 residents will agree to participate in 20 minutes of daily activity. The objectives to reduce Obesity are: SPA 2 residents will learn and understand the importance of a healthy diet and its effects on reversing Diabetes, SPA 2 residents will learn what foods to eat and where hidden sugars are, and SPA 2 residents will agree to monitor their diets, eating healthy, reducing sugars (See page for program…show more content…
This is because, through studies, it has been found to be successful in evaluating, teaching and altering beliefs and thus behaviors (Abbaszadeh, Borhani, & Asadi, 2011). Zigheimat et al., (2007) after conducting a research project found that the HBM increases self-knowledge and self-care regarding physical activity, thus changing their beliefs with perceived severity and perceived benefits which in turned helped them to change their behavior in regards to exercise and diet control. The HBM can have the same rates of success with a community that has high rates of
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