Application of the Concept of Health Literacy in Nursing Process for Sustainable Development in Health


  • Surasit Jangpakdee Huachiew Chalermprakiet University


Concept of Health Literacy is focused on developing a person to have knowledge and understanding health issue. Person can analyze and select the appropriate planning to achieve their goals of health behavior change. Person can provide knowledge how to change behavior to other people. The purpose of this article is to make the Registered Nurse understand to concept, element, level of health literacy and relationship between health literacy and health promotion and applied to nursing process. Registered Nurse is an important for help driving public health policy and develop knowledge, which focuses on promoting the knowledge of health to self-reliance and development.

The application of the concept of health literacy in the nursing process requires finding problems and needs. In addition, the evaluation of the problems will be conducted in a systematic with appropriate media. leading to the implementation of and monitoring for ongoing and dynamic results. The concept of health knowledge can be applied to both Individual, family, community levels, but there may be differences in which the family and community levels should take into consideration the way of life and work. It is necessary to adjust the activities or times in accordance with that context, and it will require community involvement. Communities and network partners must participate part in solving problems and development planning until they are a literate community. The leaders of nursing and nursing professional have also joined plan and set goals in enhancing health literacy by applying nursing process to establish quality standards for nursing and Sustainable development in health


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Jangpakdee, S. (2023). Application of the Concept of Health Literacy in Nursing Process for Sustainable Development in Health. NU Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 17(3). Retrieved from