Completing a Community Assessment
Describe how health determinants affect a community assessment
Describe how health disparities affect a community assessment
In this question and answer written assignment, you will explore the health determinants and health disparities of a community. You can access the grading rubric for this assignment here:RUBRIC RN to BSN.docx
The components of the Individual paper include the following:
1. Cover page
3. Body of the Paper using proper level heading
4. Conclusion/ Summary
5. Reference Page
Read the case study.
Download and read Case Study: Health Determinants and Health Disparities.
Answer the following prompts.
Using a community assessment approach, identify ten health determinants of the community described in the case study. Differentiate between risk factors and protective factors. For example: High unemployment (risk factor); grocery store on a bus route or within walking distance (protective factor).
Describe how the health determinants you identified affect the health of this community.
Using a community assessment approach, identify three health disparities of this community described in the case study.
Describe how the health disparities you identified affect the health of this community. Which disparities are associated with Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives?