BSN4002 Assessment, Communication, and Collaboration
Community Health AssessmentResourcesIn this assignment, you will design a plan to help a health care organization conduct a community assessment. Understanding community and state health care issues, local resources, and patient challenges can help inform health care practices and improve quality patient outcomes.Imagine you are part of a new health care organization that is moving into a new community. You are tasked with assessing the community health care needs. You will need to submit a 2â3-page summary outlining your plan to perform a community assessment.Complete the following:Describe the data needed to make informed community health assessment.What community statistics or demographics would be helpful to gather?What information from former or current health care organizations would be good to obtain?What other information would it be good to have a better understanding of when conducting a community health assessment?Describe the data collection plan for conducting community health assessment.Where can you find community statistics or demographic information?What is your data collection plan to gather other valuable community information?How will you ensure that this information is valid and reliable?How will you gather information that is not available or that you cannot find?Describe individual health characteristics that impact health and wellness in a community.What are some individual health characteristics that impact access to health care?How would you gather information on these health characteristics?What are some populations that might experience health disparities? How can you find this information out?Describe the community stakeholders for a community health assessment.What community business, health, or human services might be impacted once the results of the health assessment are completed?Are there government leaders that might be helpful in connecting with to gather information on community health issues or needs?Describe methods of building collaborative community involvement into a health assessment.How could you involve the community in gathering information for the health assessment?What community leaders would you be interested in talking with? Why?What are ways to build collaborative community involvement during the assessment? Why is this important?Submission RequirementsYour paper should meet the following requirements:Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA style and formatting guidelines. Include a title page and reference pages.Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.Length: 4â5 typed, double-spaced pages, excluding the title page and references page.Submit your paper as a Word document to the assignment area. Portfolio Prompt: You are required to save this learning activity to your ePortfolio.Note: Your instructor may also use the Writing Feedback Tool to provide feedback on your writing. In the tool, click on the linked resources for helpful writing information.