Presentation Request

Presentations on health topics for any organized student group, faculty and staff of the University, and for any community organization upon request. Please fill out form as completely as possible.

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You will be contacted about your request as soon as possible. If you do not hear from Health Promotion within a week, please contact us at 785.532.6595.

Tips on hosting a successful presentation:
  • Need to have at least 5 in attendance.
  • Please post flyers for event at least one week in advance.
  • Send out email reminder to audience.
  • Provide incentives for the audience (snacks, prizes, etc.)
  • Meet the presenter at least 5-10 minutes beforehand either in the commons room/lobby or outside the front door.

Presentations and descriptions

These presentations are prepared and available. Other topics may be requested and will require preparation time. Click on the title to view descriptions and participant learning objectives.

Balancing your Life

We bring the “Wellness Wheel” to life in this program as audience members will be put to the test after the presentation!  Participants will explore 7 aspects of wellness and the importance of each for life balance. At the end of the presentation, active participants will analyze their own wellness wheel for areas of abundance and areas that can be improved.  Participants will develop goals and action plans to use to achieve life balance. (Length:  40-60 minutes)

Body Image 101

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Define body image; negative and positive.
  • Recognize factors that contribute to body image development.
  • Identify ways to improve body image.
  • Describe when and where to seek help for body image issues.

Breast Cancer–Making Strides

This presentation is for women and men as both are affected by breast cancer. The audience will learn breast cancer facts and statistics and also how to help a friend or family member who has been diagnosed with cancer.

    The objectives of this presentation include:
  • defining breast cancer,
  • recognizing the different types/stages,
  • identifying modifiable risk factors,
  • discussing methods of controlling risk factors,
  • reviewing screening recommendations and
  • discovering new treatment methods.

(Length:  30-40 minutes)

Contraception 101

During this presentation, participants will compare the types of contraception by discussing the pros and cons of each.  The presenter will bring models to allow participants can get a better look at different types of contraception and participants will be able to ask questions about contraceptive options..  At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to determine what type(s) of contraception might work better for their body.  (Length: 30 minutes)

Eating Disorders Awareness

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the signs & symptoms of an eating disorder,
  • Recall treatment options and where to go for help, and
  • Explain how to help a friend with eating disorder symptoms.

Eating Well on Campus

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Name common nutrition challenges college students face, 
  • Identify practical strategies to improve nutritional choices, and
  • Recall current recommendations on healthy eating (U.S. Dietary Guidelines,

The Effects of Alcohol

What are the greatest effects of alcohol? How does the body react with too much alcohol? What is BAC and how can you find out what level is acceptable for you? Do you know what percentage of K-State Students drink? These questions and more can be answered with this 20 - 30 minute presentation.

Fad Dieting

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Name common characteristics of fad diets and potential nutrition implications.
  • Discuss healthy weight management strategies based on current evidence-based recommendations.

Food and Fitness

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Describe current recommendations for physical fitness.
  • Identify practical ways to improve individual fitness.
  • Examine basic nutrition guidelines to fuel fitness.

First Aid Basics

This presentation covers the basics of first aid, including the chain of survival and first aid priorities. Accidents such as burns, wounds, choking and poisoning are discussed. This presentation gives resources on where to get CPR and First Aid certified. (40 minutes)

Healthcare in the United States

If your audience is new to the United States, this is the presentation for you!  Get an overview of how healthcare works in the US, focusing on services available for K-State students at Lafene Health Center and other options in the Manhattan Community. Please note that this presentation is not intended to describe how health insurance works. (Length: 30-40 minutes)

Healthy Relationships

Find out ways to keep your relationships healthy, understand the signs of an abusive relationship, and learn more about effective communication skills. All of this and more will be discussed during this 20 minute presentation.

Maintaining a Healthy Weight

During this presentation, the audience will determine their own “healthy weight” as it is unique for everyone.  This interactive program is designed to help individuals explore their metabolic needs and to discover what it takes to maintain a healthy lifestyle through diet, exercise, stress management and life balance.  Because this presentation focuses on many different facets of maintaining a healthy weight, it is lengthier than some of the other programs. If you would prefer a shorter version, please clarify this on the request form. (Length: 40 minutes for the short version; 60 minutes for the long version)

Media and Body Image

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Identify factors in the media which influence body image.
  • Recall facts about the media’s distortion of  ‘the norm’ in regards to body diversity.
  • Discuss ways to counteract media messages to achieve a more positive body image.

Staying Healthy: Tips on preventing illness

The common cold, the flu, strep throat, these are all illnesses doctors see a lot of throughout the year. This presentation covers the basics on how to prevent illnesses such as these and what to do if you get sick. (30-40 minutes)

STDs–Raising Awareness to Reduce Risk

Find out about Sexually Transmitted Diseases--causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.  Explore some common misconceptions, describe effective ways of preventing STDs and identify ways to communicate with your partner. We will also talk about what questions to ask your doctor about being tested or treated for STDs. (Length: 30-40 minutes)

Stress and Nutrition

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the interaction between lifestyle stressors and nutrition.
  • Identify steps to improve nutritional habits to manage stress more effectively.

Women’s Health

From menstrual cramps to heart disease, we cover almost every nagging pain and ailment that women could have in this colorful presentation!  At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to identify health risk factors, name current screening recommendations for women, and describe prevention techniques. This program usually stirs up some much needed discussion and offers a venue where questions that women may not want to ask their physician may be answered. (Length: 60 minutes +)


Health Promotion/Nutrition Counseling Services


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College courses for credit: Healthful & Safe College Life, Sexual Health Awareness Peer Educators


Peer health education program: WellCAT Ambassadors