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NR443 Week 2 Milestone 1 Community Windshield Survey Latest 2017 AprilMilestone 1: Caring for PopulationsMilestoneCommunity Windshield SurveyGuidelines and Grading RubricPURPOSEThe purpose of this assignment is to complete a direct observational assessment of a community in your area.This windshield survey will be the initial step in uncoveringa community health problem in your area and identifying community dynamics. This problem will be further assessed in the following two assignments.COURSE OUTCOMESThis assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes.CO2: Assess the health needs of individuals, families, aggregates, and communities using demographic and epidemiological data to identify population health risks. (PO 4)DUE DATESubmit to the appropriate basket in the Dropboxby 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday of Week 2.POINTS:150 pointsDIRECTIONS1. Download the NR443 Community Windshield Survey form from Course Resources. You will type your name and answers directly onto this Word document. Your formdoes not need to follow APA formatting; however, you are expected to use a professional writing style with complete sentences, accurate grammar, and correct spelling. If references are used, they must be cited in the text and the complete reference should be included in the reference box in APA format. References are optional.2. Watch Caring for Populations project overview and Milestone 1 tutorial(click this link or copy and paste it into your browser): http://www.brainshark.com/devry/CourseProjectandMS1_2016. This tutorial is also available on Course Project page under Course Home as well as Week 2 Assignments page.3. Save the file by clicking Save as and adding your last name to the file name; for example, NR443 Windshield Survey Form_Smith.4. Submit the completed form to theMilestone 1: Community Windshield SurveyDropbox by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 2.5. Length: The completed formshould be three tofour pages in length (not including anyoptionalreferences).GUIDELINESBelow are the requirements needed for successful completion of the Windshield Survey Form.1. Introductionto the Community:Identify the community you will be using for this assignment with the city and stateand provide a brief,one paragraph description of the community. Your community should be the area where you liveor the area surrounding your work setting. The community must include a residential area and be broad enough to answer the survey questions.You do not need to include demographic data.2. Windshield Survey: Assess your community by doing a windshield survey.Information about the components of a windshield survey is located in your textbook, Nies & McEwen (2015) on page 98(Box 6-2). Drive through the area and report your observations bydescribingeach of the following six areas using a majority of the questions from each category of Box 6-2 as your guide (one to two in depth paragraphs for each category). Be sure to include what you observed related to each of these categories, and also include any significant items that are missing in your communitybecause this may be equally important in identifying a community health problem.a. Community vitalityb. Indicators of social and economic conditionsc. Health resourcesd. Environmental conditions related to healthe. Social functioningf. Attitude toward healthcareNote: It is helpful to conduct this assessment at least two different times: during the day or evening, on a weekday and/or on the weekend. If possible, plan on askingsomeone to drive during your survey so that you cantake notes.3. Vulnerable population: Identify an aggregate or vulnerable population in your community based on your observations. What did you observe about this population? See units five (5) and six (6) in your Nies and McEwen text for examples of vulnerable populations and aggregates.4. Conclusion:Provide a summary of your findings. Describe several potential community health problems for the vulnerable population that you identified.5. References: The purpose of this assignment is to document your observations of your community. Outside sources are not required. However, if sources are used, these sources must be cited within the form (Author, year) and listed in the reference section in APA format (see APA category in Course Resources for help with formatting).BEST PRACTICES IN COMPLETING THE FORMThe following are best practices in preparing this project.• Make sure all elements of the form are included.• Review directions and grading rubricbelow thoroughly.• Cite any outside references as above (these are optional).• Use a professional writing style with complete sentences.• Proofread prior to final submission.• Check for spelling and grammar errors prior to final submission.• Abide by the Chamberlain academic integrity policy.Caring for Populations: Milestone1: Community Windshield Survey FormDirections: Please refer to the Milestone 1: Community Windshield Survey Guidelines and grading rubric for specific instructions in order to complete the information below. This assignment is worth 150 points.Type your name, date, and observations directly on this form. Click Save as and save the file with the assignment name and your last name; for example, NR443 Windshield Survey Form_Smith. When you are finished, submit the form to the Week 2 Caring for Populations: Windshield Survey Dropbox by the deadline indicated in your guidelines.Your Name: Date:CriteriaYour response1. Introduction of Community (20 points)Identify the city and state of your community and briefly describe the community you will be using for this assignment. It should be the area where you live or the area surrounding your work setting but must include a residential area. Demographic data are not needed.2. Windshield Survey (75 points)a. Vitality:Use a majority of the questions from Box 6-2 in your text to describe your observations about the community vitality.b. Indicators of social and economic conditions:Use a majority of the questions from Box 6-2 in your text to describe your observations about the social and economic conditions.c. Health Resources:Use a majority of the questions from Box 6-2 in your text to describe your observations about the health resources.d. Environmental conditions related to health:Use a majority of the questions from Box 6-2 in your text to describe your observations about the environmental conditions.e. Social functioning:Use a majority of the questions from Box 6-2 in your text to describe your observations about the social functioning.f. Attitude toward healthcare:Use a majority of the questions from Box 6-2 in your text to describe your observations about the attitudes toward healthcare.3. Vulnerable population (20 points)Describe a vulnerable population or aggregate that you identified during your survey. What did you observe about this group such as their appearance and actions?4. Conclusion (20 points)Provide a summary of your findings. Describe several potential community health problems for the vulnerable population that you identified.5. References:References are not required for this survey:If you used references, they must be listedin APA format. If you include any references here, you must also include an in-text citation (author, year) in the body of the form.NR443 Week 4 Milestone 2 Vulnerable Population Assessment Latest 2017 AprilMilestone 2: Caring for Populations
Vulnerable Population Assessment
Guidelines and Grading Rubric
PURPOSE
The purpose of this paper is to identify and assess an
aggregate or vulnerable population in your community. You will also describe
one community health problem that impacts this group. This problem must be one
that a community health nurse could positively impact.
COURSE OUTCOMES
This assignment enables the student to meet the
following course outcomes:
2. Assess
the health needs of individuals, families, aggregates, and communities using
demographic and epidemiological data to identify population health risks. (PO
4)
6. Utilize
a systems-based and collaborative approach to address factors that influence
the health of a community and population health problems. (PO 2)
DUE DATE
Submit to the appropriate basket in the Dropboxby
11:59 p.m. MT Sunday of Week 4.
POINTS: 225 points
DIRECTIONS
Watch the Milestone 2 tutorial (click this link or
copy and paste it into your
browser):http://www.brainshark.com/devry/Milestone2_2016
This APA paper is expected to be no more than
fourpages in length (not including the title page and reference list). Below
are the requirements for successful completion of this paper.Please use the
categories described below as the first level headings on your paper (note:
theintroduction does not carry a heading of “introduction,” instead the title
of the paper is repeated and centered at the top of the second page in plain
text). APA formatting helps you to format your paper in a professional manner
and provides consistent methods for citing your sources within the paper and
providing the complete reference on the reference page. See the documents in
the APA category in Course Resources for assistance with APA formatting. There
is an APA template that you can use to type on and this will help with APA
formatting. The Student Success Strategies resource has a great sections on
writing scholarly papers and APA formatting (to find resource watch:
http://www.brainshark.com/devry/Student_Success_Strategies/zHszgnQAKzBXqbz0)
Based on your community assessment, including your
windshield survey and the assessment information from your discussions,
identify one aggregate or vulnerable population in your community that faces a
community health problem.See units five (5) and six (6) in your Nies and McEwen
text for examples of vulnerable populations and aggregates. Your community must
be the area where you live or work.
A. Introduction
(one paragraph):The introduction should be interesting and capture the reader’s
attention.
• Provide
a brief description ofyour community including the city name and state and key
features.
• Briefly
introduce one aggregate or vulnerable population that you identified in your
assessment.
• Discuss
the purpose of your paper. The purpose statement of the papershould relate to
assessing this vulnerable population in your community.
• Note:
the introduction does not carry a heading of “introduction,” instead; the title
of the paper is repeated and centered at the top of the second page in plain
text.

B. Vulnerable
Population Overview (one to two paragraphs):
• Describe
oneaggregate or vulnerable group in your community in greater detail.
• Include
your observations about this group from the windshield survey.
• Discussevents
or trendsthat have affected this vulnerable group such as economic conditions,
trends in health related behaviors or disease rates, etc.

C. Strengths,
Risk Factors, and/or Barriers(two to three paragraphs):
• Discuss
the strengths, risk factors, and/or barriers that impact this vulnerable
population’s health.
• Include
support from at least one scholarly peer-reviewed journal articlein this
discussion. Go to the Chamberlain library at http:/library.chamberlain.edu.
Search peer reviewed journals to find a scholarly article that discuss the
strengths, risk factors, and/or barriers faced by this vulnerable
group.Summarize what you learned from thisarticle and cite the source in the
text and reference page (Author, year).For this section, you must choose at
least onescholarly article from a peer-reviewed journal. The article must be
less than 10 years old (less than 5 years is best). You may include and cite
your textbook or other scholarly sources as well, but they do not count as the
scholarly journal article.
• Please
do not include more than two short quotations, at the most. You will need to
summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words.

D. Community
Resources (one to two paragraphs): Search your local public health department
website, the internet, the local newspaper and/or telephone book for health
resources available in your community for this vulnerable group.
• Briefly
describe the resources in your community that are available for this group.
• Are
these resources adequate?If so, why? If not, discuss gaps in services that you
identified.

E. Community
Health Problem Diagnosis (one to two paragraphs):
• Based
on your assessment and the Healthy People 2020 objectives, identify and discuss
one priority community health problem that a community health nurse could
positively impact. Examples include an increase in teen pregnancies, prevalence
of cancer, high incidence of tobacco use, above average infant mortality etc.
The problem must relate to the aggregate or vulnerable population you
identified.
• Go
to the Healthy People topic areas at
http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives. Find a topic area that
relates to your aggregate or vulnerable population. Click on the topic area and
then click on the green “Objectives” tab. Find and state the Healthy People
2020specific numbered objective (not just a goal) that describes your problem
(ex. for teen pregnancy, the topic area Family Planning is relevant, click the
green objectives tab and you might chooseFP-8.1 “Reduce pregnancies among
adolescent females aged 15 to 17 years” (US Department of Health and Human
Services: Healthy People 2020, 2016, Objectives: Family Planning, para 8).

F. Summary
(one paragraph):
• Summarize
important points from the body of your paper including the aggregate or
vulnerable group you identified and key factors that you discussed above that
affect the health of this group.
• Include
a statement about the priority problem you identified.
• End
with a concluding statement.
G. Reference
Page: The Reference Page should start on a new page (insert a page break).All
references should be cited within the body of the paperas (Author, year)and the
full referenceshould be includedin APA format on the reference page. A URL link
alone is not an adequate reference. See the APA Guidelines in Course Resources
for examples of properly formatted references.
GUIDELINES
• Application:
Use Microsoft Word 2010™ or later to create this assignment.
• Scholarly
Writing: APA format is required. Review APA documents in the Course
Resourcesand use the free resources of SmartThinking for writing tutors
• Use
the categories above as APA headings for the sections of your paper.
• Length:
This paper is expected to be no more than 4 pages in length (not including the
title page and reference list).
• Quotations
should be minimal – please paraphrase your sources. A maximum of two short
quotations should be used for this paper.
• Submission:
Submit your file via the basket in the Dropbox: Caring for Populations:
Milestone 2 Vulnerable Population Assessment, by 11:59 p.m.MT Sunday of Week 4.

• Save
your paper with your last name in the document title (e.g., “Smith Vulnerable
Population Assessment”).
• Late
Submission: See the course policy on late submissions.
BEST PRACTICES IN PREPARING THE PAPER
The following are best practices in preparing this
project.
• Use
the assessment information that you collected in your windshield survey and
weekly discussions to identify the aggregate or vulnerable group of interest.
• Choose
onenursing problem specific to your community that this aggregate or vulnerable
group faces.
• Find
one article about this vulnerable group from the Chamberlain library from a
peer reviewed journal.
• Visit
the Chamberlain Care Student Success Strategies resource for help with writing
a scholarly paper, APA formatting, and library navigation
(http://www.brainshark.com/devry/Student_Success_Strategies/zHszgnQAKzBXqbz0).
• Make
sure all elements of the paper are addressed and headings for each category are
included.
• Review
directions thoroughly.
• Cite
all sources within the paper as well as on the Reference page.
• Proofread
prior to final submission.
• Check
for spelling and grammar errors prior to final submission.
• Use
the “A” column of the rubric below to ensure that you have included all the
needed elements.
• Abide
by the CCN academic integrity policy – use the Turnitin Draft Dropbox to ensure
that your similarity index is less than 24%, if not, revise and resubmit prior
to the deadline.Please review the documents related to Turnitin in Course
Resources.NR443 Week 6 Milestone 3 Intervention and Evaluation Latest 2017 AprilCaring for PopulationsMilestone 3:Intervention and Evaluation PowerPointGuidelines and Grading RubricPURPOSEThe purpose of this PowerPoint presentation is to provide an opportunity to develop a community health nursing intervention and evaluation plan for a community health problem that you identified in your community (described in Milestone 2: Vulnerable Population Assessment). You will apply the components of the nursing process to assist thisvulnerable population and develop a proposal that could be presented to community leaders.COURSE OUTCOMESThis assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes.CO1: Apply principles of nursing theory to the public health system by analyzing determinants of health and the public health intervention wheel. (PO 1)CO3: Plan prevention and population-focused interventions for vulnerable populations using professional clinical judgment and evidence-based practice. (PO 4, 8)CO4: Evaluate the delivery of care for individuals, families, aggregates, and communities based on theories and principles of nursing and related disciplines. (PO 1)DUE DATESubmit your assignment to the appropriate basket in the Dropboxby 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday of Week 6.POINTSThis assignment is worth a total of 225 points.SCENARIOYou are a community public health nurse (C/PHN) working with the vulnerable population you identified in Milestone 2. You will choose a specific community health role that would serve this population. You have analyzed the data collected from your windshield survey and vulnerable population assignments (the first two milestones) and identified one community health problem that a nurse can impact. Now, review the scholarly literature or scholarly websites listed below and identify onespecific evidence-based nursing intervention that has the potential to improve the health of this group. Then develop a proposal to implement this intervention and a plan to evaluate the outcomes of this intervention. Create a PowerPoint that you could use to present to an organization in your communityto request approval for funding and support for this intervention. (You are not required to implement the intervention or present your PowerPoint, though you may want to consider implementing your project in the future).DIRECTIONSWatch the Milestone 3 tutorial by clicking this url: http://www.brainshark.com/devry/Milestone3_2016. This tutorial is also available on Course Project page under Course Home.A. Introduction:(average of 2-3 slides)• Describe the identified problemo Include at least two important findings that demonstrate that this is a problem in your community.• Describe your specific community health role: Some examples of roles are school nurse, parish nurse, home health nurse, occupational nurse, health department nurse etc.• Identify the purpose of the presentationwhich is related to proposing a community health intervention and evaluation plan.B. Identify an evidence based intervention: (average of 2–3 slides).• Find an evidence-based nursing intervention from a peer-reviewed journal article OR one of the following databases. These databases evaluate research evidence about community health interventions. Be sure that your intervention is one that is recommended. Cite your source on the slide with the author or organization and year.o Use at least one of the following to identify an evidence based intervention:? A peer reviewed journal article demonstrating that your intervention has been successful? The Community Guide (http://www.thecommunityguide.org/) Choose one of the topics in the topic tab to find interventions.? The CDC Community Health Improvement Navigator Database of Interventions (http://wwwn.cdc.gov/chidatabase)? Healthy People 2020 evidence-based interventions. Find a relevant topic area at (http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives), click on that topic area, and then click on the “Interventions and Resources” tab to see the evidence-based interventions list for that topic area• Provide a brief overview of your intervention.• Discuss why this intervention is a good fit for your community (why you expect it to be effective in your community).C. Intervention Implementation: (average of 3–4 slides).Describe how you would implement your community health nursing intervention in your community• Discuss the actions will you take as the community health nurse to accomplish this intervention.o Relate your actions to the Public Health Intervention Wheel (Nies& McEwen, 2015, p. 14, Figure 1-3)• Identify your target population.• Describe how you will reach out to your target population.o Include strategies toengage your target population.• Describe where the intervention will take place.• Identify when your intervention will take placeo Will it take place once or multiple times?• Identifythose in the community that you willcollaborate with (e.g., physician’s office, church, local resources, etc.).• Explain what level(s) of prevention is your intervention addressing (primary, secondary, or tertiary prevention)?D. Proposed Evaluation Methods:(average of 2–3 slides)Your presentation must include at least oneproposed quantitative or qualitative evaluation method that you would use to determine whether your intervention is effective. Outcome measurement is a crucial piece whenimplementing interventions.• Describe the method you would use to evaluate whether your intervention was effective. (There is a helpful tool found in Course Resourcesto assist you with understanding qualitative and quantitative methods of evaluation).• Identify the outcomes you would track to show whether your intervention works (eg. BMI would be one outcome you could track for a weight loss intervention).• When would you measure these outcomes?• Describe the short-term and long-termimpact on your community if the intervention issuccessful.E. Summary:(average 1 slide)The summary should reiterate the main points of the presentation and conclude with what you are asking to be accomplished; for example, “Based on ABC, it is imperative our community has XYZ. Can we count on your support? Thank you for your consideration.”F. In addition to the slides described above, your presentation should include a title slide with your name and roleand a reference slide.Cite all sources used with (Author, year) on the PowerPoint slide.G. The slides should include the most important points in short bullet pointed phrases. Do not include full sentences or paragraphs on the PowerPoint slides. You may add additional comments in the notes section to clarify information for your instructor.H. The slides should be visually appealing and not overcrowded. Use an interesting template and include some clipart or graphics for interest.GUIDELINES• Application: Use Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 (or later).• Length:The PowerPoint slide show is expected to be no more than 20slides in length (not including the title slide and reference list slide).• Savethe assignment with your last name in the filetitle:example: “Smith Intervention and Evaluation.• Submission: Submit your files via the basket in the Dropbox: Milestone 3 Intervention and Evaluation by 11:59 p.m. Sunday of Week 6.• Late Submission:Seethe course policy on late submissions.• Tutorial: For those not familiar with the development of a PowerPoint slideshow, the following link to the Microsoft website may be helpful. http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/training-FX101782702.aspx The Chamberlain Student Success Strategies (CCSSS) offers a module on Computer Literacy that contains a section on PowerPoint. The link to SSP CCSSS may be found under the Special Courses list in eCollege.BEST PRACTICES IN PREPARING POWERPOINTThe following are best practices in preparing this presentation.• Be creative.• Incorporate graphics, clip art, or photographs to increase interest.• Make easy to read with short bullet points and large font.• Review directions thoroughly.• Cite all sources within the slides with (author, year) as well as on the Reference slide.• Proofread prior to final submission.• Spell check for spelling and grammar errors prior to final submission.Abide by the Chamberlain academic integrity policy.QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE EVALUATION METHODSFor the final assignment in NR 443: Community Health Nursing, you will need to utilize a qualitative or quantitative evaluation method to evaluate your proposed intervention.Qualitativeevaluation techniques generally are subjective data and can include methods such as:• observation methods• interviews• focus groups• other non-statistical dataExample:If your proposed intervention is related to childhood obesity, you may want to interview the children pre and post intervention to see if their attitude about food and health has changed. This would be a qualitativeevaluation method.Example:For the same intervention, you want to have a focus group with pre and post intervention with parents to see if their children’s attitudes about food have changed. This would be a qualitative evaluation method.Quantitativeevaluation techniques generally are objective data and can include methods such as:• surveys/questionnaires• pre/posttests• physiologic data• statistical analysisExample:Your proposed intervention is the same as the example above, but instead of an interview, you would like to measure the children’s weight pre and post your intervention. This would be a quantitative evaluation method.Example:Another example of a quantitative evaluation method would be having a pre and posttest on healthy foods and importance of exercise. You would compare the pre intervention test results with the post to measure if your intervention was effective.

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