Mod 3 – comm assessment

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Using a variety of instruments (Windshield Survey, Community Assessment Tool, Screening interviews, etc.) while in your community, you will assess the community location. This will lead to a list of identified, prioritized health needs and your recommendations for intervention.

You will complete a windshield survey of your community. The objective of a windshield survey is to assess a community in a short, simple way, compiling data to help form an analysis of that community. Simply put, a windshield survey is the equivalent of a community head-to-toe assessment. There are 6 elements that should be included in your windshield survey (See Community Assessment Template Download Community Assessment Template). You will drive through your community and document your findings on a PowerPoint presentation. Take pictures of your community to enhance your PowerPoint presentation.

Module 3 Assignment

 

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Points 20

 

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Community Assessment

Using a variety of instruments (Windshield Survey, Community Assessment Tool, Screening interviews, etc.) while in your community, you will assess the community location. This will lead to a list of identified, prioritized health needs and your recommendations for intervention.

You will complete a windshield survey of your community. The objective of a windshield survey is to assess a community in a short, simple way, compiling data to help form an analysis of that community. Simply put, a windshield survey is the equivalent of a community head-to-toe assessment. There are 6 elements that should be included in your windshield survey (See 

Community Assessment Template


 Download Community Assessment Template
). You will drive through your community and document your findings on a PowerPoint presentation. Take pictures of your community to enhance your PowerPoint presentation.

A. After studying 

Module 3: Lecture Materials & Resources
, familiarize yourself with the instruments for:

· A Windshield Survey (Website Resource 15C, p. 425).

· The Community Assessment Tool applied to Phenomenological Communities (Website Resource 15A, p. 425).

· You may also wish to review Chapter 13, Box 13-1 (p. 343) for examples of assessments that may be appropriate for your community population, since the Community Assessment Tool includes some screening data and information from clients.

B. Plan how you will obtain the information for the assessments.

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· Conduct a Windshield Survey assessment.

· Drive around your community and take pictures.

· Create a PowerPoint presentation No more than 10 slides addressing each area of the windshield study.

Submission Instructions:

· The presentation is to be clear and concise and students will lose points for improper grammar, punctuation and misspelling.

· Incorporate a minimum of 3 current (published within the last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions) within your work. Journal articles and books should be referenced according to APA style (the library has a copy of the APA Manual).

· Your powerpoint presentation should be formatted per APA and references should be current (published within last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions)

· Late work policies, expectations regarding proper citations, acceptable means of responding to peer feedback, and other expectations are at the discretion of the instructor.

Grading Rubric 

Your assignment will be graded according to the grading rubric.

Essay/Paper Rubric

Criteria

Ratings

Points

Identification of Main Issues/Problems

Distinguished – 4 points
Identify and demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the issues/problems.

Excellent – 3 points
Identifies and demonstrate an accomplished understanding of most of issues/problems.

Fair – 2 points
Identifies and demonstrate an acceptable understanding of most of issues/problems.

Poor – 0 point
Identifies and demonstrate an unacceptable understanding of most of issues/problems.

4 points

Analysis and Evaluation of Issues/Problems

Distinguished – 4 points
Presents an insightful, thorough analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.

Excellent – 3 points
Presents a thorough analysis and evaluation of most of the issues/problems.

Fair – 2 points
Presents a superficial or incomplete analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.

Poor – 0 point
Presents unacceptable analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.

4 points

Demonstrates a Conceptual Understanding

Distinguished – 4 points
Provides a thorough, competent and interpretive responses to all issues/problems, and shows a high level of conceptual understanding.

Excellent – 3 points
Provides a competent and interpretive responses to all issues/problems, and shows a moderate level of conceptual understanding.

Fair – 2 points
Provides a competent responses to all issues/problems, but lacks interpretation and a moderate level of conceptual understanding.

Poor – 0 point
Provides an unacceptable response to all issues/problems, and lacks interpretation and a moderate level of conceptual understanding.

4 points

Use of Citations to Course Readings and Additional Research/Literature

Distinguished – 4 points
Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Exceptional use of citations and extended referencing.

Excellent – 3 points
Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing.

Fair – 2 points
Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing.

Poor – 0 point
Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Unacceptable use of citations and extended referencing.

4 points

Writing Mechanics and APA Formatting Guidelines

Distinguished – 4 points
Demonstrate a high level of clarity, precision, and attention to detail. APA style is correct and writing is free of grammar and spelling errors.

Excellent – 3 points
Demonstrate a high level of clarity. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.

Fair – 2 points
Demonstrate a moderate level of clarity. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.

Poor – 0 point
Demonstrates issues in writing and communicating clearly. APA style and writing mechanics need serious attention.

4 points

Total Points 

20

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Rubric

Essay/Paper Rubric

Essay/Paper Rubric

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIdentification of Main Issues/Problems

4 to >3.0 pts

Distinguished

Identifies and demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of the issues/problems.

3 to >2.0 pts

Excellent

Identifies and demonstrates an accomplished understanding of most issues/problems.

2 to >0.0 pts

Fair

Identifies and demonstrates an acceptable understanding of most issues/problems.

0 pts

Poor

Identifies and demonstrates an unacceptable understanding of most issues/problems. Or nothing was submitted.

4 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalysis and Evaluation of Issues/Probelms

4 to >3.0 pts

Distinguished

Presents an insightful, thorough analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.

3 to >2.0 pts

Excellent

Presents a thorough analysis and evaluation of most of the issues/problems.

2 to >0.0 pts

Fair

Presents a superficial or incomplete analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.

0 pts

Poor

Presents unacceptable analysis and evaluation of issues/problems. Or nothing was submitted.

4 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDemonstrates a Conceptual Understanding

4 to >3.0 pts

Distinguished

Provides thorough, competent, and interpretive responses to all issues/problems, and shows a high level of conceptual understanding.

3 to >2.0 pts

Excellent

Provides competent and interpretive responses to all issues/problems, and shows a moderate level of conceptual understanding.

2 to >0.0 pts

Fair

Provides competent responses to all issues/problems, but lacks interpretation and a moderate level of conceptual understanding.

0 pts

Poor

Provides an unacceptable response to all issues/problems, and lacks interpretation and a moderate level of conceptual understanding. Or nothing was submitted.

4 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeUse of Citations to Course Readings and Additional Research/Literature

4 to >3.0 pts

Distinguished

Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Exceptional use of citations and extended referencing.

3 to >2.0 pts

Excellent

Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing.

2 to >0.0 pts

Fair

Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing.

0 pts

Poor

Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Unacceptable use of citations and extended referencing. Or nothing was submitted.

4 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting Mechanics and APA Formatting Guidelines

4 to >3.0 pts

Full Marks

Demonstrates a high level of clarity, precision, and attention to detail. APA style is correct and writing is free of grammar and spelling errors.

3 to >2.0 pts

Excellent

Demonstrates a high level of clarity. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.

2 to >0.0 pts

Fair

Demonstrates a moderate level of clarity. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.

0 pts

Poor

Demonstrates issues in writing and communicating clearly. APA style and writing mechanics need serious attention. Or nothing was submitted.

4 pts

Total Points: 20

Module 3: Lecture Materials & Resources

 
Application of Nursing Process to a Community

Read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).

(Note: The citations below are provided for your research convenience. You should always cross-reference the current APA guide for correct styling of citations and references in your academic work.)

Read

· Rector, C. & Stanley, M.J. (2022). 

· Chapter 10 – Communication and Collaboration in the 21st Century: Informatics and Health Technology in Community Health Nursing

· Chapter 11 – Health Promotion: Achieving Change Through. Education

· Chapter 12 – Planning and Developing Community Programs and Services

· Chapter 13 – Policy Making and Community Health Advocacy

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Textbook windshield study.rtf
 Download Textbook windshield study.rtf 

 

Watch

· None.

Supplemental Materials & Resources

·
CDC Data and Statistics
Links to an external site.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020, April 30). CDC data & statistics. https://www.cdc.gov/DataStatistics/

· Play 
Solve the Outbreak
Links to an external site.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2018, November 8). Solve the outbreak. 
https://www.cdc.gov/mobile/applications/sto/sto-web.html
Links to an external site.

· Windshield Survey (00:11:17)

Schreiner School of Nursing (2017, October 4) Windshield Survey [Video] YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rbcdi0yM8Hk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rbcdi0yM8Hk
Links to an external site.

 

 


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Title

Introduction

Provide background and history of the community

Instructions for the following slides:

The slides have questions that can help compile the data needed for your windshield survey.

Emphasize and elaborate your answers.

Provide pictures of the community to enhance your PowerPoint slides.

Community Vitality

Are people visible in the community? What are they doing?

Who are the people living in the neighborhood? What is their age range? What is the predominant age (e.g., elderly, preschoolers, young mothers, or school-aged children)?

What ethnicity or race is most common?

Do you notice tourists or visitors to the community?

Do you observe any people who appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol?

Do you see any pregnant women? Do you see women with strollers and young children?

(This can be more than one slide due to all the information it entails)

Indicators of Social and Economic Conditions:

What is the general condition of the homes you observe? Are these single-family homes or multifamily structures? Is there any evidence of dilapidated housing or of areas undergoing urban renewal? Is there public housing? What is its condition?

How do people get from place to another? Is public transportation available? If so, what kind and how effective? How timely? Personal autos? Bikes, etc.? Are there any indicators of the kinds of work available to the residents? Are there job opportunities nearby, such as factories, small business, or military installations? Are there unemployed people visible, such as homeless people?

Do you observe any interest in political campaigns or issues, such as campaign signs?

What kinds of schools and day care centers are available?

(This can be more than one slide due to all the information it entails)

Health Resources:

Do you see evidence of clinics, hospitals, mental illness, substance abuse centers?

Do you see evidence of office of doctors and dentists, health department facilities, urgent care centers, and pharmacies?

Are these resources appropriate and sufficient to address the kinds of problems that exist in this community?

(This can be more than one slide due to all the information it entails)

Environmental Conditions Related to Health:

Do you observe recreational facilities and playgrounds?

Do you see preschools and daycare facilities?

Do you see any restaurants? Is there food being sold on the streets?

What evidence of nuisances like ants, mosquitoes, flies, or rodents do you observe?

Description of the clinical manifestations and assessments.

(This can be more than one slide due to all the information it entails)

Social Functioning:

How many types of churches, synagogues, or other places of worship are there?

What evidence of a sense of neighborliness can you observe?

Can you observe anything that would make you suspicious for social problems such as gang activity, juvenile delinquency, drug or alcohol abuse, and adolescent pregnancy

Assessment of the learning needs of the population.

(This can be more than one slide due to all the information it entails)

Attitude Toward Health and Health Care:

Do you observe any evidence of folk medicine practice, such as a botanical or herbal medicine shop?

Do you observe that health resources are well utilized or underutilized?

Is there evidence of preventive or wellness care?

Provide nursing diagnoses based on your assessment of the community or the most prevalent disorder.

(This can be more than one slide due to all the information it entails.)

Conclusion

Summation of your community.

This is where you can mention the conditions and trends in the community that could affect the health of the population.

References

Website Resources 15C-2

Copyright © 2013, 2009, 2005, 2000, 1995 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier Inc.

Copyright © 2013, 2009, 2005, 2000, 1995 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier Inc.

Maurer: Community/Public Health Nursing Practice, 5th Edition




Windshield Survey




Website Resource 15C




Use the following topics to guide your observational assessment of the community. Be sure to note the condition of facilities and the presence or absence of services, facilities, housing, and population.


Area: Urban or rural, boundaries, densely or sparsely populated, and general condition of the area (i.e., well or poorly maintained)


Demographics: Observations about the people, including sex (mixed or heavily skewed to one sex), ages (i.e., young, old, mix), homogeneous or culturally mixed, and racial and ethnic characteristics


Amenities and Open Spaces: Parks, tennis courts, swimming pools, recreation areas, movie theaters, skating rinks, sports arenas, or lack thereof


Transportation:

Public: Visible transportation such as buses, cabs, street cars, and subways

Private: Cars, motorcycles, bikes, sport utility vehicles (SUVs), and other vehicles, and the condition of the vehicles (i.e., new or old, well or poorly maintained)


Safety: Active or inactive neighborhoods and retail areas, pedestrians, people mingling, children playing, presence of police, presence of gangs, and homes fortified or not (i.e., having safety bars on the windows)


Commercial Buildings and Areas: Type of retail stores and other services such as shopping malls, strip malls, small neighborhood stores, liquor stores, check-cashing establishments, grocery stores, and evidence of industry (i.e., factories in use or abandoned)


Government Offices: Town hall, police station, fire station, court house, human service facilities, and other types of government buildings

Health Services: Drug stores, public clinics, private clinics, hospitals, physicians’ offices, counseling services, drug and alcohol treatment facilities, or other types of health-related buildings and services


Schools Public elementary, middle, or high schools, private schools and types, colleges, and technical schools (e.g., industrial, auto mechanic, beauty schools)


Residential Areas: Types of residences (e.g., apartments, condominiums, row houses, single-family dwellings) and condition (i.e., new or old, well or poorly maintained), condition of lawns or common areas if available, and size of dwellings (i.e., large or small apartment complexes, large or small homes, or a mix)


Religion: Presence or absence of religious facilities, types of facilities (i.e., churches [denominations], synagogues, temples, mosques, convents), and mix of religions represented


Communication: Messages posted, newspaper stands, graffiti, and political signs or other communication efforts


Environment: Condition of air, water, and soil; noticeable smog or haze; and obvious pollutants


Other Observations Pertinent to Your Community



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