Identify the vulnerable population in detail.
Identify health risks and needs of the vulnerable population.
Identify resources that are available and those needed but not available.
Describe service gaps/interventions that could be used (primary, secondary, tertiary) that could fill gaps in resources.
Summarize your findings for each of the different categories.
Prepare a PowerPoint presentation to communicate your observations and research.
Include the proper file naming convention: PRN208_wk10_assn_jsmith_mmddyyyy
Vulnerable Populations to consider from the textbook:

   

Poor and homeless persons

Pregnant adolescents

Migrant workers and immigrants

Severely mentally ill individuals

Substance abusers

Abused individuals and victims of violence

Persons with communicable disease

People at risk of disease transmission

Persons who are HIV positive

Persons with Hepatitis B virus

Populations at risk of a sexually transmitted disease

Other suggestions:

Elderly

Children

Battered/abused women

Women with high risk pregnancies

Women with no risk to prenatal care

Recovering substance abuse

Substance abuse

Community Research PowerPoint
Prepare a power point presentation that identifies each of the following.
Include and introduction, citation and reference slide.

I. Population; Describe in detail:

Demographics
Religion
Ethnicity
Culture
Employment
Socioeconomic status
Health/Lifestyle Behavior

II. Health Risks; Identify and explain:

Health promotion
Health risks
Specific health needs
Include what resources are required to ensure health

III. Resources; Identify and describe the following availability in the community

Resources to meet population need
Programs to meet population need
Services to meet population need

IV. Service Gaps/Interventions.

Identify services that are not currently available but would be valuable and improve outcomes for the vulnerable population. List as: 
Primary interventions
Secondary interventions
Tertiary interventions

V. Summary; Summarize research plans to address:

Health promotion
Health risks
Actual health issues

For this assignment, conduct a community observation to assess a vulnerable population. See the assignment details for complete assignment instructions.

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Rubric

 Week 10 Assignment      Week 10 Assignment     Criteria Ratings        Pts              This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome  Populations Describe in  detail. Include all of the following criteria: demographics, religion,  ethnicity, culture, employment, socioeconomic status and  health/lifestyle behaviors             20 to >17.0 pts                  Exceeds Expectations 85% – 100% • Describe population in detail, uses all criteria and/or includes additional  data.         17 to >14.0 pts                  Meets Expectations 70% – 84% • Describe population including 75% of criteria.         14 to >0 pts                  Needs Work <70% • Describe population superficially, uses less than 50% of criteria.         20 pts          This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome  Health Risks Identify and  explain health promotion, health risks, and health needs specific to  each group. Include what resources they require to ensure health.             30 to >25.5 pts                  Exceeds Expectations 85% – 100% • Include health promotion needs, health risks, and actual health issues for population.         25.5 to >21.0 pts                  Meets Expectations 70% – 84% • Include actual health issues and risks, does not address health promotion needs.         21 to >0 pts                  Needs Work <70% • Include actual health issues, does not address health risks or health promotion needs.         30 pts          This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome  Resources Identify and describe the resources, programs, services that are currently available in the community to meet the health needs.             30 to >25.5 pts                  Exceeds Expectations 85% – 100% • Identify  8-10 resources • All descriptions of resources are detailed and accurate         25.5 to >21.0 pts                  Meets Expectations 70% – 84% • Identify  5-7 resources • Most of the descriptions of resources  are detailed and accurate         21 to >0 pts                  Needs Work <70% • Identify less than 5 resources. • Few of the descriptions of resources are detailed and accurate         30 pts          This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome  Service Gaps/Interventions Identify  services that are not currently available but would be valuable. Select  primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions that could improve health  outcomes for each group.             30 to >25.5 pts                  Exceeds Expectations 85% – 100% • Identify 5 or more services that would be helpful • Include interventions from all 3 levels of prevention.         25.5 to >21.0 pts                  Meets Expectations 70% – 84% • Identify 3-4 services that would be helpful • Include interventions from 2 levels of prevention.         21 to >0 pts                  Needs Work <70% • Identify 1-2 services that would be helpful • Include interventions from 1 level of prevention.         30 pts          This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome  Summary Summarize research and plans to address health promotion, health risks, and actual health issues.             30 to >25.5 pts                  Exceeds Expectations 85% – 100% • Comparison of the vulnerable population is thorough and in depth. • Include all criteria listed above.         25.5 to >21.0 pts                  Meets Expectations 70% – 84% • Description of the vulnerable population is superficial • Include 75% of criteria listed above.         21 to >0 pts                  Needs Work <70% • Description of the population is minimal or absent. • Include less than 75% of criteria listed above.         30 pts          This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome  Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation              10 to >8.5 pts                  Exceeds Expectations 85% – 100% • 1 or 2 grammar, spelling, punctuation errors, and/or typographical errors. • All references and citations in proper APA format.         8.5 to >7.0 pts                  Meets Expectations 70% – 84% • Minimal errors. • Few typographical  errors • 75% or more of references and citations in proper APA format.         7 to >0 pts                  Needs Work <70% • Multiple errors • Many typographical errors. • Less than 50% of references and citations in proper APA format.         10 pts        Total Points:                            150                                 

 
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