Population Focused Interventions in a Rural Community
In this activity, you will identify health issues or concerns that impact a specific population group living in Sentinel Town to address health promotion and disease prevention.
Enter Sentinel Town and click the map to locate a citizen or family. Review the bio-sketch relevant to the specific population group (i.e. elderly, immigrants, single parents, Hispanic men or women, etc.).
- Identify three (3) key health issues or concerns that impact a specific population group living in a rural community
- List the determinants of health relevant to each of the issues or concerns
- What are three (3) common issues or concerns similar for people in this population group who live in urban areas might encounter?
- Explain why or why not this would be different from the rural setting?
- Provide an evidenced-based health promotion or disease prevention intervention for each identified issue or concern
- Would the location, rural or urban, impact your interventions, why or why not?
- State a rationale that includes statistical data
Reading and Resources
Read Chapter 10 In Rubenfeld, M. G., & Scheffer, B.K. (2015). Critical thinking TACTICS for nurses: Achieving the IOM competencies (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
Read Finn, P. (2011). Critical thinking: Knowledge and skills for evidence-based practice, Language, speech, and hearing services in schools, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (42), 69–72.
- All submissions should have a title page and reference page.
- Utilize a minimum of two scholarly resources.
- Adhere to grammar, spelling and punctuation criteria.
- Adhere to APA compliance guidelines.
- Adhere to the chosen Submission Option for Delivery of Activity guidelines.
- 4 to 6-page paper. Include title and reference pages.