Students are to choose a specific aggregate of people that interest them from their Windshield Survey or from their clinical experience. Assess the community in which the aggregate is located by identifying and prioritizing the health needs and problems and the strengths of the community. Students should utilize credible, reliable, and valid sources of health and community data such as vital statistics and web resources (not Wikipedia). After collecting data on the aggregate, students will explore Healthy People 2020 Topics and Objectives and identify an actual or potential health problem that has nursing implications. This will be the focus of the final paper. The paper should include demographics, scope of the problem, current political, legal, and ethical issues regarding the issue, the resources of the health care system currently devoted to this problem, and a discussion of professional nursing roles and interventions relevant to the community health nurse.
The paper must be at least eight to 10 typed pages (excluding the title and reference page) with 12 point Times New Roman font double spaced. The paper must use APA formatting without an abstract and include a minimum of seven references. The following is a rubric to use as a guideline to complete the formal paper assignment. A total of 100 points are possible for the paper.
Well researched. Uses resources that are reliable and current (no less than 5 years old) . Minimum of 7 references.
Some research done. Uses resources less reliable and up to date. Minimum of 6 references.
Sources of information used are simple in nature or a minimum of 6 references.
All information references is available from the assigned readings or minimum of 4 references.
No research was done. Uses no references.
Demonstrates in depth knowledge about the topic.
Demonstrates adequate knowledge about the topic.
Demonstrates knowledge sufficient to explain the presentation, but struggles to answer questions fully.
Demonstrates little knowledge of the topic. Unable to locate one required topic.
Did not attempt to answer any of the required topics.
Organization and Structure
Structure of the paper is clear and easy to follow.
Paragraph transitions and conclusion are logical.
Structure is mostly clear and easy to follow. Paragraph transitions and conclusion are logical.
Structure of the paper is not easy to follow or paragraph transitions need improvement and the conclusion is present.
Structure of the paper is not easy to follow. Paragraph transitions and conclusion are not logical and do not flow throughout the paper.
Organization and structure detract from the message of the writer. Paragraphs are disjointed and lack transition of thoughts.
Formatting and APA
Formatting follows paper and APA guidelines with no errors.
Formatting follows paper and APA guidelines with 3 or less errors.
Formatting follows paper and APA guidelines with 6 or less errors.
Formatting follows paper and APA guidelines with 9 or less errors.
Formatting follows paper and APA guidelines with 10 or more errors.
Spelling and Grammar
There are no noticeable spelling or grammatical errors in any portion of the presentation.
There are less than 3 spelling or grammatical errors in any portion of the presentation.
There are no more than 6 spelling or grammatical errors in any portion of the presentation.
There are 9 spelling or grammatical errors notice in the presentation.
No obvious attempt was made to correct spelling or grammatical errors.
This is the article in Health people2020 that I would like my formal paper on. The aggregate of people is on inner city homeless, Atlanta GA
Access to Health Services
• Overview(Active Tab)
• Interventions & Resources
• National SnapshotsSearch HealthyPeople.gov
Improve access to comprehensive, quality health care services.
Access to comprehensive, quality health care services is important for promoting and maintaining health, preventing and managing disease, reducing unnecessary disability and premature death, and achieving health equity for all Americans. This topic area focuses on 3 components of access to care: insurance coverage, health services, and timeliness of care. When considering access to health care, it is important to also include oral health care and obtaining necessary prescription drugs.