Conduct a health assessment of a population of your choice. Explain the process and summarize the results.By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Conduct a health assessment of a population of your choice. Explain the process and summarize the results. Then, prepare a PowerPoint presentation that presents your health assessment to your colleagues in a venue that most closely resembles something you would do in your current clinical setting.
This assessment is the first piece in the Professional Development Portfolio you submit in Assessment 5.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 1: Health Assessment – Conduct comprehensive and focused assessments of health and illness parameters in individuals, groups, and vulnerable populations.
Describe the key elements that make up a health assessment at the community, group, and individual levels.
Explain the process involved in conducting a comprehensive health assessment.
Summarize the findings of a health assessment for a specific population.
Competency 3: Nursing Research and Informatics – Incorporate evidence-based practice interventions (for example, information systems and patient care technologies) as appropriate for managing the acute and chronic care of patients, promoting health across the lifespan.
Use valid, scholarly research resources relevant to the field of nursing to support information presented.
Competency 5: Communication – Communicate effectively with all members of the health care team, including interdepartmental and interdisciplinary collaboration for quality outcomes.
Describe the characteristics of a specific target audience.
Develop a presentation that is appropriate in scope for a specific target audience.
Write coherently to support a central idea in appropriate APA format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics as expected of a nursing professional.