vulnerable population

  • Identify the vulnerable population in detail.
  • Identify health risks and needs of the vulnerable population.
  • Identify resources that are available and those needed but not available.
  • Describe service gaps/interventions that could be used (primary, secondary, tertiary) that could fill gaps in resources.
  • Summarize your findings for each of the different categories.
  • Prepare a PowerPoint presentation to communicate your observations and research.
  • Include the proper file naming convention: PRN208_wk10_assn_jsmith_mmddyyyy
  • Vulnerable Populations to consider from the textbook:

Poor and homeless persons

Pregnant adolescents

Migrant workers and immigrants

Severely mentally ill individuals

Substance abusers

Abused individuals and victims of violence

Persons with communicable disease

People at risk of disease transmission

Persons who are HIV positive

Persons with Hepatitis B virus

Populations at risk of a sexually transmitted disease

Other suggestions:

Elderly

Children

Battered/abused women

Women with high risk pregnancies

Women with no risk to prenatal care

Recovering substance abuse

Substance abuse

Community Research PowerPoint

  • Prepare a power point presentation that identifies each of the following.
  • Include and introduction, citation and reference slide.

I. Population; Describe in detail:

  1. Demographics
  2. Religion
  3. Ethnicity
  4. Culture
  5. Employment
  6. Socioeconomic status
  7. Health/Lifestyle Behavior

II. Health Risks; Identify and explain:

  1. Health promotion
  2. Health risks
  3. Specific health needs
  4. Include what resources are required to ensure health

III. Resources; Identify and describe the following availability in the community

  1. Resources to meet population need
  2. Programs to meet population need
  3. Services to meet population need

IV. Service Gaps/Interventions.

  1. Identify services that are not currently available but would be valuable and improve outcomes for the vulnerable population. List as:
    1. Primary interventions
    2. Secondary interventions
    3. Tertiary interventions

V. Summary; Summarize research plans to address:

  1. Health promotion
  2. Health risks
  3. Actual health issues

For this assignment, conduct a community observation to assess a vulnerable population. See the assignment detailsPreview the document for complete assignment instructions.

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Rubric

Week 10 Assignment      Week 10 Assignment     Criteria Ratings         Pts              This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome   Populations Describe in  detail. Include all of the following criteria:  demographics, religion,  ethnicity, culture, employment, socioeconomic  status and  health/lifestyle behaviors             20 to >17.0 pts                   Exceeds Expectations 85% – 100% • Describe population  in detail, uses all criteria and/or includes additional  data.          17 to >14.0 pts                  Meets Expectations 70% – 84%  • Describe population including 75% of criteria.         14 to >0  pts                  Needs Work <70% • Describe population  superficially, uses less than 50% of criteria.         20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome  Health Risks  Identify and  explain health promotion, health risks, and health needs  specific to  each group. Include what resources they require to ensure  health.             30 to >25.5 pts                  Exceeds  Expectations 85% – 100% • Include health promotion needs, health risks,  and actual health issues for population.         25.5 to >21.0 pts                   Meets Expectations 70% – 84% • Include actual health  issues and risks, does not address health promotion needs.         21 to  >0 pts                  Needs Work <70% • Include actual health  issues, does not address health risks or health promotion needs.          30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome  Resources  Identify and describe the resources, programs, services that are  currently available in the community to meet the health needs.              30 to >25.5 pts                  Exceeds Expectations 85%  – 100% • Identify  8-10 resources • All descriptions of resources are  detailed and accurate         25.5 to >21.0 pts                   Meets Expectations 70% – 84% • Identify  5-7 resources •  Most of the descriptions of resources  are detailed and accurate          21 to >0 pts                  Needs Work <70% • Identify  less than 5 resources. • Few of the descriptions of resources are  detailed and accurate         30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome  Service  Gaps/Interventions Identify  services that are not currently available  but would be valuable. Select  primary, secondary, and tertiary  interventions that could improve health  outcomes for each group.              30 to >25.5 pts                  Exceeds Expectations 85%  – 100% • Identify 5 or more services that would be helpful • Include  interventions from all 3 levels of prevention.         25.5 to >21.0  pts                  Meets Expectations 70% – 84% • Identify 3-4  services that would be helpful • Include interventions from 2 levels of  prevention.         21 to >0 pts                  Needs Work <70% •  Identify 1-2 services that would be helpful • Include interventions  from 1 level of prevention.         30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome  Summary  Summarize research and plans to address health promotion, health risks,  and actual health issues.             30 to >25.5 pts                   Exceeds Expectations 85% – 100% • Comparison of the  vulnerable population is thorough and in depth. • Include all criteria  listed above.         25.5 to >21.0 pts                  Meets  Expectations 70% – 84% • Description of the vulnerable population is  superficial • Include 75% of criteria listed above.         21 to >0  pts                  Needs Work <70% • Description of the population  is minimal or absent. • Include less than 75% of criteria listed above.          30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome  Grammar,  Spelling, and Punctuation              10 to >8.5 pts                   Exceeds Expectations 85% – 100% • 1 or 2 grammar,  spelling, punctuation errors, and/or typographical errors. • All  references and citations in proper APA format.         8.5 to >7.0  pts                  Meets Expectations 70% – 84% • Minimal errors. •  Few typographical  errors • 75% or more of references and citations in  proper APA format.         7 to >0 pts                  Needs Work  <70% • Multiple errors • Many typographical errors. • Less than 50%  of references and citations in proper APA format.         10 pts
Total Points:                            150

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