Epidemiological Rationale for Topic:
Sexual risk behaviors place adolescents at risk for HIV infection, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and unintended pregnancy among U.S. school surveyed in 2011 from the Center of Diseases Control (CDC,2011). An estimated 8,300 young people aged 13–24 years in the 40 states reporting to CDC had HIV infection in 2009.Nearly half of the 19 million new STDs ( Sexually Transmitted Diseases) each year are among young people aged 15–24 years. More than 400,000 teen girls aged 15–19 years gave birth in 2009(CDC, 2009)
47.4% had ever had sexual intercourse
33.7% had had sexual intercourse during the previous 3 months, and, of these
39.8% did not use a condom the last time they had sex
76.7% did not use birth control pills or Depo-Provera to prevent pregnancy the last time they had sex
5.3% had had sex with four or more people during their life
12%) teens has had oral sex
Nursing Diagnosis: Risk of STD infection related to lack of knowledge of STD prevention as evidence by teenager sexual behavior.
Readiness for Learning: Identify the factors that would indicate the readiness to learn for the target aggregate. Include emotional and experiential readiness to learn. Student express:
Curiosity about their sexual bodies
Asking question about sex and their bodies
Sexual feeling toward the opposite sex / same
Actively engaged in sexual relation with other
Learning Theory to Be Utilized: Explain how the theory will be applied. Vygotskl Social Development Theory argues that social interaction precedes development; consciousness and cognition is the end product of socialization and social behavior (learning- theories.com) As health care providers we truly believe that our teenage are influence by their peers in fact their peer can be some of them biggest influences not their parents. Facebook, Twitter and Music Television (MTV) are engrained in the culture of our teenagers. We will use...
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