(Solution) Benchmark – Community Teaching Plan: Community Teaching Work Plan Proposal

The benchmark assesses the following competency:

4.2 Communicate therapeutically with patients.

The RN to BSN program at Grand Canyon University meets the requirements for clinical competencies as defined by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), using nontraditional experiences for practicing nurses. These experiences come in the form of direct and indirect care experiences in which licensed nursing students engage in learning within the context of their hospital organization, specific care discipline, and local communities.

Note:  The teaching plan proposal developed in this assignment will be used to develop your Community Teaching Plan: Community Presentation due in Topic 5. You are strongly encouraged to begin working on your presentation once you have received and submitted this proposal.

Select one of the following as the focus for the teaching plan:

  1. Primary Prevention/Health Promotion
  2. Secondary Prevention/Screenings for a Vulnerable Population
  3. Bioterrorism/Disaster
  4. Environmental Issues

Use the “Community Teaching Work Plan Proposal” resource to complete this assignment. This will help you organize your plan and create an outline for the written assignment.

  1. After completing the teaching proposal, review the teaching plan proposal with a community health and public health provider in your local community.
  2. Request feedback (strengths and opportunities for improvement) from the provider.
  3. Complete the “Community Teaching Experience” form with the provider. You will submit this form in Topic 5.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.


Community Teaching Work Plan Proposal

Planning and Topic

Directions: Develop an educational series proposal for your community using one of the following four topics:

  1. Bioterrorism/Disaster
  2. Environmental Issues
  3. Primary Prevention/Health Promotion
  4. Secondary Prevention/Screenings for a Vulnerable Population

Planning Before Teaching:

Name and Credentials of Teacher:


Estimated Time Teaching Will Last:

One hour

Location of Teaching:


Supplies, Material, Equipment Needed:


Estimated Cost:


Community and Target Aggregate:

Children between age 6 and 11 years


Prevention of childhood obesity


Identification of Focus for Community Teaching (Topic Selection):

The selected topic is: Prevention of childhood obesity

Epidemiological Rationale for Topic (Statistics Related to Topic):

Childhood obesity has emerged as one of the most fundamental public health concerns in the United States over the last couple of years. Taking this into consideration, currently, one in three children in the United States is either overweight or obese. Additionally, about 17 percent of children in the country are considered obese, with the highest prevalence being between the age of 12 and 19 years and the lowest between 1 and 5 years.  According to Brown, Halvorson, Cohen, Lazorick, and Skelton (2015), in the last three decades, the increase in obesity rates has been reported across children of all ages.  However, children between the age of 6 and 11 years are considered to be at a higher risk of childhood obesity. It is worth noting that obesity prevalence has been documented by race, age, gender, ethnicity, as well as geographic region among other metrics (Pandita et al., 2016).  The increasing prevalence of childhood obesity in…Please click the icon below to purchase full answer at only $10