Discuss two ‘determinants of health’ that impact your target population. Address how these determinants of health contribute to the global burden of disease and how they contribute to health disparities pertaining to your target population. What is the health ranking for the county where your practice learning site is located? Identify a health concern that impacts your target population for which you will develop an intervention and your rationale for selecting this problem. Include a community health nursing diagnosis that meets one of the Healthy People 2020 objectives. Discuss which level of prevention you would use to address this health concern and include your rationale for the level of prevention you selected. Include at least 2 scholarly references – 1 reference should be from a peer-reviewed professional journal published within the past 7 years.
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Sentinel City discussion topic: Health determinants that impact the target population essay assignment
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Review all requirements in the left-hand column of the Assignment 2 Rubric.
Click on the Enter Sentinel City link in Module 1 and continue your Virtual Experience by taking a bus tour of Sentinel City. Since this is your second tour, feel free to choose any bus speed and/or get off the bus at any time to walk around.
As you take the tour, write down your observations, specifically focused on the following subsystems: physical environment, health and social services, and safety and transportation. For more information, please review the required demographics and subsystems listed in the left-hand column of the Assignment 2 Rubric.
After your tour is complete, compile your observations into a 2-4 page paper, with at least 2 scholarly references, addressing each item listed in the first column of the Assignment 2 Rubric. You are encouraged to add other relevant characteristics you observe that may not be listed in the first column.