, you are focusing on the following:
The community where you live is to be assessed using the Community Profile Inventories: Location and Population perspectives (hand out – In attachment).
Based on your assessment, you are to identify your community’s strengths and weaknesses. Lastly, propose a plan to either build on the strengths OR address the weaknesses.
Grading Rubric for Community Health Assessment/Plan:
1.Introduction -Excellent introduction of community assessed.
2. Description of Community Assessment – Excellent description of the community: evidence includes complete – Assessment using Community Profile Inventories, Location & Population Perspectives
1: Boundary of community, location of health services, geographical features
2: Climate, flora and fauna present, human made environment
3: Size, density, composition
4: Rate of growth or decline, cultural differences, social class
5: Mobility, poverty level, educational level
6: Unemployment rate, population by age, health status
7: Environmental health status, write up the project you would do as a CHN
3. Identification of strengths and weaknesses – description of strengths and weaknesses based on Assessment Identification of Strengths and Weaknesses
4. Proposal to enhance strengths OR improve weaknesses – description of planning and implementation: evidence includes complete
Strengths and weaknesses in your community, and choose one strength or weakness to focus on as a community health nurse, what will your project be focused on in the community to work on one of these issues? See what the district is already focused on for ideas and you can add to it or change it. Describe it in detail, whether it is a strength or weakness, why, what can you do to change it, what is being done, is it working or not, what do you think will work, etc.