Community Health and population-focused Nursing C228 Task 1
B. Complete a needs-assessment summary to determine the health needs and risks of the virtual community in Sentinel City™ by using each of the following tools:
Note: These tools can be found either in the web links section or as an attachment to this task.
• Demographics Assessment
• Neighborhood/Community Safety Inventory
• Windshield Survey
• Population Health Scavenger Hunt
Note: The name of each of the four tools should be identified in the needs-assessment summary, along with a brief summary of how each of the four tools were used in the needs assessment.
1. Analyze the collected data using concepts of epidemiology and health determinants.
Note: Refer to these three sections of your COS for additional information: Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Epidemiological Data, and Application of Epidemiology.
C. Formulate a community diagnosis for Sentinel City™ by doing the following:
1. Discuss the three problems for Sentinel City™ based on the Healthy People goals.
2. Discuss community resources (e.g., Sentinel City™ Affordable Housing Project, Better Health Clinic) that are available to address one of the problems identified in part C1.
3. Identify a primary prevention topic based on the problem you selected in part C2.
Note: See the attached “Approved Activities List” for guidance in formulating your topic.
D. Discuss how you will apply the assessment strategies you have learned from the simulation environment to your community assessment strategies in your community.
E. Acknowledge sources, using in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.
F. Demonstrate Professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.
The needs-assessment summary logically includes the health needs and risks of the virtual community. The summary appropriately incorporates each of the required assessment tools.
The analysis appropriately incorporates the concepts of epidemiology and health determinants. The analysis is well-supported with relevant, appropriate details about the virtual community.
C1:TOP THREE PROBLEMS
The discussion appropriately addresses the top 3 problems for Sentinel City™ and is supported by the Healthy People 2020 goals.
C2:DISCUSSION OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES
The discussion appropriately incorporates community resources relevant to addressing 1 of the problems identified in part C1.
C3:PRIMARY PREVENTION TOPIC
The identified primary prevention topic is appropriate and relevant to the problem selected in part C2.
The discussion is logical and appropriately addresses how the candidate will apply the assessment strategies learned from the simulation environment to the community.
The submission includes in-text citations for sources that are properly quoted, paraphrased, or summarized and a reference list that accurately identifies the author, date, title, and source location as available.