Community Health Assessment Assignment

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Community Health Assessment Assignment

 

The assignments for Units 6–9 will be focused on a Population Health Care Delivery Project.

The four components of this Population Health Care Delivery Project include:

  • community risk assessment
  • intervention development
  • implementation plan
  • evaluation plan

In this unit you will complete the Community Risk Assessment which is the first step in development of a Population Health Care Delivery Project.

This Assignment is used as the evaluation tool for Course Outcome 2: Summarize, based on the evidence, specific population health risks.

Directions:

You will write a 3–5 page MS Word document (excluding the title and reference pages) which contains:

  • demographic and social determinants, including multicultural and diverse communities for your population health;
  • community infrastructure variables;
  • analysis of surveillance data collected for the risk assessment including
    • sources of data (bibliographic databases, U.S. government sources of data and peer-reviewed evidence-based findings);
    • data calculations; and
    • criteria for assessing the quality and utility of the epidemiologic data.
  • outcomes from the risk assessment related to the health of your target population;
  • you must select one screening tool from one peer reviewed journal article and discuss the reliability and validity of the tool; and
  • a minimum of five peer reviewed evidence-based journal articles with findings relevant to your target population and selected epidemiological problem.

Your writing Assignment should:

    • follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)
    • be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful
    • display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics; and;
  • use APA formatting and citation style