3804NRS: Community Nursing Practice – Clinical – Essay Writing Assignment Help
Community health nurses are required to have a good knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts relevant to community nursing practice. This includes being able to analyse relevant data and identify social determinants of health and engage with vulnerable groups. Detailed needs assessment is important to inform health promotion planning and practice.
The aim of this assignment is to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of important community health nursing concepts and principles, including: social determinants of health, identifying and working with vulnerable groups, principles of community engagement, undertaking detailed needs assessment and health promotion planning.
Specifically, you will undertake analysis of a real community data set, identify and discuss relevant social determinants of health, identify a vulnerable sub-group, explain how to engage with the community and how to undertake a more detailed needs assessment. Finally, you will explain how this information from a needs assessment could be used to inform health promotion planning in this community.
Using one of the ABS, 2016 data sets provided in Appendix B, demonstrate your understanding and analysis of the data by selecting three categories of data relevant to health, and developing three (3) comparative summary statements and three (3) inference
statements. You will populate this information in Table 1 in your assignment (maximum of 150 words).
You are to write a 1,350 word essay in which you will discuss social determinants of health in relation to identify a vulnerable sub- group of people and discuss the process of community engagement, needs assessment and health promotion planning.
Part A: Create and populate a table (Use the Appendix A: Assignment
Choose one of the communities in Appendix B – either Mt Isa OR Inala.
Carefully analyse the Appendix B: Community Data for Analysis table for your chosen community and select three (3) categories of data that are relevant and linked, social determinants of health
In the second column provide a summary statement that compares the local data to state and national average data, including percentages where relevant
In the third column provide a brief statement (inference) as to how these differences may suggest health problems in the community.
Write an essay in which you address the following points:
Clearly introduce the task and outline topics covered in the essay
Based on the data you selected for Table 1 in Part A, discuss how each of these three social determinants impact on health.
Based on your answer above at 2., make linkages between the social determinants/data to identify a vulnerable sub-group in the community that is likely to have health issues/unmet health needs).
Explain how as a community nurse you would engage with these vulnerable community members and how you would undertake a more detailed community needs assessment.
Explain how information gathered from a community needs assessment could be used to inform health promotion planning to address unmet needs.
Clearly summarise what was covered in the assignment and conclude.View less »