Nancy Milio's Argument In My Community

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This assignment will identify one health problem I believe to be most prevalent in my community. It will utilize Milio’s framework for prevention. Nancy Milio, a pioneer in healthcare, believed through public policy, determents of a community could be prevented by utilizes community nurses to educate the public (Nies & McEwen, 2015). Following Milio’s framework, one long-term goal, and three short-term goal with interventions will lay out a plan to decrease insufficient physical activity in any community, across many generations. According to data 25.4 % of Pennsylvanians are insufficient with physical activity (State-level Data, 2013.) and 25 % in Lackawanna County, were I reside (Health Rankings, 2016). This risk indicator contributes too many chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, breast cancer, and obesity to name a few. At least 250,000 deaths in the United States is attributed to insufficient physical activity (Meriwether, Lee, Lafleur, & Wiseman, 2008). Furthermore, creating an increase in health care costs, and a high risk of lost productivity in economy as a result of an …show more content…
1. Utilizing another room of the house once a week for dinner, this will increases physical activity and promotes family involvement. 2. Cleaning windows on a weekly bases, utilizes arm stretching and reaching techniques, not always achieved during daily activities. 3. Walking in place for 30 minutes three times a week while watching television, as opposed to sitting can promote increased circulation. Measurable benefits from these goals could be endurance of activities, physical overall well-being after 3 months. These short-term goals lay the foundation for a long term goal that will implement structured playdates for all ages to span over a 12 month

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