THE TEMPLATE TO BE USED IS ATTACHED. LICKING COUNTY, OHIO IS WHERE I LIVE. That information will be required for the assignment.
A community health nurse’s primary goal is to improve the health of the community. This entails assessing the community’s health and identifying its needs using demographic and epidemiological data. This assessment is related to the module goal “Discuss the elements of practice in community/public health nursing.”
Because this is not a paper, there is no cover page. The work is completed entirely by completing the attached template. You will complete the following tasks as part of the assignment: typing data, an analysis of the findings with four (4) references, and community health nursing diagnoses directly on the template.
For this assignment, compile a variety of relevant demographic and epidemiological data from the community assessment rubric. Gather information about your county and compare it to state and national numbers using the websites listed below and other websites (you can also do a Google search to find the health data you’re looking for).
Websites to Consider:
People in Good Health 2020
Quick Facts from the United States Census Bureau – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the United States Census Bureau
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The National Center for Health Statistics is a government agency that collects and diss
Directory of United Ways
For your local health department’s annual report, go to their website (some sites provide data by zip code whereas others may not)
Center City Data from the World Health Organization
The information you obtain may differ from one source to the next. ** Don’t forget to include your source/reference! .
This assignment is not meant to be difficult, and it should take no more than 3-4 hours to complete.
If you are unable to locate data, check with your peers to see where their information was located, or record “no data available” in the assessment template provided.
Record the most recent available data; the data you record should be from the last 5 years.
STEP 2: Complete the assignment using the attached template.
Once you’ve gathered all of the necessary information, fill out the Analysis Section of the template with a summary of your findings. Start typing your summary in the analysis space after clicking on it. Identify actual and potential health problems in your community based on data.
How does your community fare in comparison to other communities?