Capella BSN4002 Unit 6 Discussion latest 2016 august
Evidence-Based Health Assessments
The unit readings focused on health assessments and the importance of using an evidence-based model. One goal of health assessments, particularly community-based ones, is to determine specific health problems and concerns that affect the health, wellness, and ability of individuals and groups, preventing them from functioning at their optimum levels.
In this discussion, you will explore evidence-based techniques and strategies that can be used when conducting health assessments. Complete the following:
- Review the assigned readings for this unit.
- Identify and discuss key techniques and activities that should be included in health assessments, considering how individual health assessments differ from community ones.
- Describe health assessment activities and techniques that can be used to determine assets or gaps in an agency’s ability to meet community needs.
Your initial post should be at least 150 words and have at least one APA-formatted reference. The reference can be the course texts, any assigned readings, or a source you find on your own through the Capella library.
Review the posts of your fellow learners and respond to at least one. Provide comments and questions on his or her post. Your response post is to be at least 75 words and is not required to be APA referenced, but it may be