The purpose of this paper is to identify and assess an aggregate or vulnerable population in your community. You will also describe one community health problem that impacts this group. This problem must be one that a community health nurse could positively impact.
This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:
CO2: Assess the health needs of individuals, families, aggregates, and communities using demographic and epidemiological data to identify population health risks. (PO 4)
CO6: Utilize a systems-based and collaborative approach to address factors that influence the health of a community and population health problems. (PO 2)
Submit the paper by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday by the end of Week 4.
Points: 225 points
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This APA paper is expected to be no more than four pages in length (not including the title page and reference list). Below are the requirements for successful completion of this paper. Please use the categories described below as the first level headings on your paper (note: the introduction does not carry a heading of “introduction,” instead the title of the paper is repeated and centered at the top of the second page in plain text). APA formatting helps you to format your paper in a professional manner and provides consistent methods for citing your sources within the paper and providing the complete reference on the reference page. See the APA resources for assistance with APA formatting. There is an APA template that you can use to type on and this will help with APA formatting. The SSP Chamberlain Care Student Success Strategies resource has a module on writing scholarly papers and APA formatting (to find this resource watch: http://www.brainshark.com/devry/Student_Success_Strategies/zHszgnQAKzBXqbz0 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., transcript (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.)
Based on your community assessment, including your windshield survey and the assessment information from your discussions, identify one aggregate or vulnerable population in your community that faces a community health problem. See units five (5) and six (6) in Nies and McEwen (2015) for examples of vulnerable populations and aggregates. Your community must be the area where you live or work.
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Please see the grading criteria and rubrics in the Gradebook entry for this assignment.