1)  Minimum 15 slides with  speaker notes and 3 full pages

              Part 1: Minimum 15 slides with  speaker notes (All slides)

              Part 2: minimum 3 full pages

Submit 1 document per part

2)¨******APA norms

          All paragraphs must be narrative and cited in the text- each paragraphs

          Bulleted responses are not accepted

          Dont write in the first person 

          Dont copy and pase the questions.

          Answer the question objectively, do not make introductions to your answers, answer it when you start the paragraph

         Submit 1 document per part

3)****************************** It will be verified by Turnitin (Identify the percentage of exact match of writing with any other resource on the internet and academic sources, including universities and data banks) 

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4) Minimum 6 references per part not older than 5 years

5) Identify your answer with the numbers, according to the question.

Example:

Q 1. Nursing is XXXXX

Q 2. Health is XXXX

6) You must name the files according to the part you are answering: 

Example:

Part 1.doc 

Part 2.doc 

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Part 1: 

Suppose you are interviewing a person who works at The Palace at home in Miami, based on the questions in File 2 and supposes your interviewee’s answers. These answers should be evidenced in the PowerPoint

 

This assignment consists of both an interview and a PowerPoint (PPT) presentation.

Assessment/Interview

Select a community of interest in your region. Perform a physical assessment of the community.

Place: The palace at home

Location: Miami

Community: Elderly

Perform a direct assessment of a community of interest using the “Functional Health Patterns Community Assessment Guide.” (See File 1).

Interview a community health and public health provider regarding that person’s role and experiences within the community.

Interview Guidelines

Interviews can take place in-person, by phone, or by Skype.

Develop interview questions to gather information about

1) The role of the provider in the community and the health issues faced by the chosen community.

Compile key findings from the interview, including the interview questions used, and submit these with the presentation (Power point).

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PowerPoint Presentation

Create a PowerPoint presentation of 15 slides with notes (slide count does not include title and references slide) describing the chosen community interest.

Include the following in your presentation:

1) Description of community and community boundaries:

 A. The people and the geographic

B. Geopolitical, financial, educational level; ethnic 

C. Phenomenological features of the community, as well as types of social interactions; common goals and interests; and barriers, and challenges

D. Including any identified social determinates of health.

2) Summary of community assessment:

(a) funding sources 

(b) partnerships.

3) Summary of interview with community health/public health provider (See the first instruction).

a) Identification of an issue that is lacking or an opportunity for health promotion (Elderly people).

4) A conclusion summarizing your key findings and a discussion of your impressions of the general health of the community.

Part 2: 

 

Research public health issues on the “Climate Change” or “Topics and Issues” pages of the American Public Health Association (APHA) website.

Investigate a public health issue related to an environmental issue within the U.S. health care delivery system and examine its effect on a specific population.

Write a word policy brief that summarizes the issue, explains the effect on the population, and proposes a solution to the issue.

Follow this outline when writing the policy brief:

1. Describe the policy health issue. 

Include the following information: 

(a) what population is affected, 

(b) at what level does it occur (local, state, or national), 

(c) evidence about the issues supported by resources.

2. Create a problem statement.

3. Provide suggestions for addressing the health issue caused by the current policy. 

(a) Describe what steps are required to initiate policy change. 

(b) Include necessary stakeholders (government officials, administrator) and budget or funding considerations, if applicable.

4. Discuss the impact on the health care delivery system.

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Functional Health Patterns Community Assessment Guide

Functional Health Pattern (FHP) Template Directions:

This FHP template is to be used for organizing community assessment data in preparation for completion of the topic assignment. Address every bulleted statement in each section with data or rationale for deferral. You may also add additional bullet points if applicable to your community.

Value/Belief Pattern

· Predominant ethnic and cultural groups along with beliefs related to health.

· Predominant spiritual beliefs in the community that may influence health.

· Availability of spiritual resources within or near the community (churches/chapels, synagogues, chaplains, Bible studies, sacraments, self-help groups, support groups, etc.).

· Do the community members value health promotion measures? What is the evidence that they do or do not (e.g., involvement in education, fundraising events, etc.)?

· What does the community value? How is this evident?

· On what do the community members spend their money? Are funds adequate?

Health Perception/Management

· Predominant health problems: Compare at least one health problem to a credible statistic (CDC, county, or state).

· Immunization rates (age appropriate).

· Appropriate death rates and causes, if applicable.

· Prevention programs (dental, fire, fitness, safety, etc.): Does the community think these are sufficient?

· Available health professionals, health resources within the community, and usage.

· Common referrals to outside agencies.

Nutrition/Metabolic

· Indicators of nutrient deficiencies.

· Obesity rates or percentages: Compare to CDC statistics.

· Affordability of food/available discounts or food programs and usage (e.g., WIC, food boxes, soup kitchens, meals-on-wheels, food stamps, senior discounts, employee discounts, etc.).

· Availability of water (e.g., number and quality of drinking fountains).

· Fast food and junk food accessibility (vending machines).

· Evidence of healthy food consumption or unhealthy food consumption (trash, long lines, observations, etc.).

· Provisions for special diets, if applicable.

· For schools (in addition to above):

· Nutritional content of food in cafeteria and vending machines: Compare to ARS 15-242/The Arizona Nutrition Standards (or other state standards based on residence)

· Amount of free or reduced lunch

Elimination (Environmental Health Concerns)

· Common air contaminants’ impact on the community.

· Noise.

· Waste disposal.

· Pest control: Is the community notified of pesticides usage?

· Hygiene practices (laundry services, hand washing, etc.).

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Running head: INTERVIEW ON THE ROLE OF PROVIDER
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INTERVIEW ON THE ROLE OF PROVIDER

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Interview on the Role of Provider and Problems in the Community

1. What is the name of the healthcare provider that you work for, your title, and role?

2. What type of health issues does your facility handle?

3. Tell me about your years of practice

4. What is the ethnic composition of the community that your serve?

5. What is the most common health issue that exist in the community that you serve?

6. Tell me about the belief and values that influence the health practices of the community.

7. What are the types of resources that residents have to deal with the common health issues in the community?

8. What kind of social interactions exist in this community?

9. What are the challenges that you experience with helping residents deal with their health problems