The purpose of this assignment is to complete a direct observational assessment of a community in your area. This windshield survey will be the initial step in uncovering a community health problem in your area and identifying community dynamics. This problem will be further assessed in the following two assignments.
This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes.
CO #2. Integrate clinical judgment in professional decision-making and implementation of the nursing process through analysis of community health nursing practice. (PO #4)
CO #5. Analyze the nursing roles in the community health setting. (PO #7)
CO #7. Accept accountability for personal and professional development as part of the life-long learning process. (PO #5)
Submit to the appropriate basket in the Dropbox by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday of Week 2.