ASSESS A COMMUNITY AND CREATE A COMMUNITY-BASED HEALTH PROGRAM FOR A SPECIFIC CULTURALLY-DIVERSE COMMUNITY OR GROUP.
1. Plan primary health care, health promotion and diseaseprevention activities in community and/or hospital settings.2. Assess a community and create a community-based healthprogram for a specific culturally-diverse community or group.3. Demonstrate safe, reflective, evidence-based nursing practiceconsistent with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)Registered Nurse standards relevant to community-basednursing.Community health nurses are required to have a good knowledgeand understanding of theoretical concepts relevant to communitynursing practice. This includes being able to analyse relevant dataand identify social determinants of health and engage withvulnerable groups. Detailed needs assessment is important toinform health promotion planning and practice.The aim of this assignment is to demonstrate your knowledge andunderstanding of important community health nursing concepts andprinciples, including: social determinants of health, identifying andworking with vulnerable groups, principles of communityengagement, undertaking detailed needs assessment and healthpromotion planning.Specifically, you will undertake analysis of a real community dataset, identify and discuss relevant social determinants of health,identify a vulnerable sub-group, explain how to engage with thecommunity and how to undertake a more detailed needsassessment. Finally, you will explain how this information from aneeds assessment could be used to inform health promotionplanning in this community.