NUR 544 Week 1 Assignment: Population-Focused Health Care Terms Worksheet 

NUR 544 Week 1 Assignment: Population-Focused Health Care Terms Worksheet

NUR 544 Week 1 Assignment: Population-Focused Health Care Terms Worksheet

Complete the Community and Public Health Terms Worksheet.

Submit the assignment as directed by the instructor.

Assignment Grading Criteria

Population-Focused Health Care Terms Worksheet

Week 1

Select 10 of the following terms and complete both columns for each term selected.

Write a definition and its relationship to Population-Focused Health to each of the terms. Each term definition and the relationship must be explained in the student’s own words using complete sentences.

Include two APA-formatted references to support your claims for each term. The course textbook(s) may be one source. The second source must be reputable; Wikipedia or online dictionaries that are not Nursing or community based may not be used as a resource.


NUR 544 Week 2 Assignment: Community Health Advocacy Project – Part Two

Describe characteristics of the aggregate you chose in Week One. Include the following criteria:

Definitions of community and aggregate with support from the literature

Differences between aggregate and community

Identification and description of an aggregate

Identify Christoffel’s three stages in a conceptual framework for advocacy.

Write a short action plan on how you would apply each stage as an advocate for your aggregate.

Include your work in the Weekly Guide–separate from this paper and the Weekly Guide does not have to be submitted until the last week, but be sure to add a few “bullets” to that guide. All six parts will be turned in the last week of class.

NUR 544 Week 3 Assignment: Community Health Advocacy Project – Part Three

The levels of prevention in epidemiology help provide a framework for health professionals to intervene and prevent disease, injury, or disability.

Write a short description of the three levels of prevention.

Apply the three levels of prevention to your aggregate’s health concern.

Include a specific example of your initiative in action for each level.

Select the best theoretical model that will help you answer, or provide the rationale for, why you asked the questions you did in Part One of the Weekly Guide. This will help you address your advocacy concerns. Consider the following questions:

What are the main concepts within the model?

What about theory explains why you asked those questions.

Include your work in Part Three of your Weekly Guide.

NUR 544 Week 4 Assignment: Community Health Advocacy Project – Part Four

Design a data collection tool that can be used with your aggregate population. Make sure the tool contains the following:

Demographics—name, birth date, ethnicity, sex, education level, and so forth

The questions that you came up with in Part One and any others that you feel would apply

Two additional questions that would be consistent with the goals of Healthy People 2020

Data from reliable sources that answers each of the questions you asked

Include data points with two levels of data for each— if you cannot find two points, a data gap exists.

Include your data in Part Four of the Weekly Guide.

NUR 544 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment: Community Conceptual Model 

NUR 544 Week 6 Assignment: Community Health Advocacy Project Part Six 

Review the intervention you suggested to meet your outcome goals in Part Five. Consider the following question:

What are two formative—conducted during the progress of the program—and two summative—conducted taken at the end of the program—evaluation measures that could be used to evaluate your intervention?

Design a hypothetical, community health advocacy project based on your completed Weekly Guide. Deliverable examples include, a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, a proposal for a project to a local board, organization, or a newspaper article.

Include the following in your project:

The information from your Weekly Guide

Projected effects of project success on public health policy

At least four current references, dated within the last three years