Strategies for Community Health Promotion

 

Assignment 5: Scholarly Paper – Strategies for Community Health Promotion | Value 30%

Purpose

The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student with an opportunity to develop a health promotion program and relate strategies of community planning, implementation and evaluation to the community diagnosis identified in Assignment 2. Please note you are not expected to carry out the health promotion program that you develop.

Choose one of the following to complete this assignment:

Based on the community diagnosis you developed in Assignment 2, (a) develop an outline for a program to meet the identified need, including goals and objectives, and (b) compare and contrast the strengths and limitations of two approaches for influencing community change in the direction of health which would be appropriate in developing the proposed program (e.g., behavioral / lifestyle, socio-environmental approach) and which need to be considered in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the program. Discuss the role of the community health nurse related to each of the approaches and in relation to the planned program.

Or

Based on the community diagnosis you developed in Assignment 2, (a) develop an outline for a program to meet the identified need and (b) develop a proposal for obtaining funding for the program. The proposal should include goals and objectives for the proposed program; a description of the target aggregate/group; rationale for the approach to be utilized (e.g., behavioral / lifestyle, socio-environmental approach); a description of the ?players? who will be involved in program planning, implementation and evaluation and their roles: proposed evaluation strategies; and, a budget for the program.

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PLEASE READ THIS AND USE AS A TEMPLATE FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT PLEASE. THANK YOU. I WILL ALSO INCLUDE MY ASSIGNMENT # 2 FOR YOU TO SEE.

Template for Community Diagnosis

Issue description

Focus

Etiology

Manifestations

Risk, concern, state includes potential/actual

Boundaries of the population segment of interest

Causal factors

Data that supports the etiological inference

-Signs and symptoms

Problem Approach Example

Risk of low birthweight

Among pregnant teen women living in the downtown area

Related to

a) inadequate income

b) tobacco use

as manifested by insecure housing, use of the food bank, unemployment rates

as manifested by smoking rates among pregnant teens

Poor nutritional status

Among female seniors in Bridgeland

Related to

a) social isolation

b) inability to obtain food

as manifested by

reports of home care nurses and parish workers

Wellness Approach Example

Opportunity to improve health status

Of adolescent pregnant women in the downtown area

Related to

a) effective parenting

b) smoking cessation

c) stress reduction

As manifested by -maintaining presence at school

-receiving social assistance

-enrolling in the Best Beginning program