Community Health Assessment Student’s Name: Institutional Affiliation: Community Health Assessment Community health assessment can be defined as the process of using qualitative and quantitative methods of statistics to systematically collect analyse interpret and present data geared towards understanding health with an identified and targeted community. It is a very integral process which is useful in identifying community health problems. Thus the following is an executive summary of an assessment done with clear guidelines on how it ought to be done targeting on community target group as well as the results of the assessment. Community Within the community the type of data to be collected can either be secondary or primary. Primary data gives a clear picture of what happens within the community because it is hands on. It is also useful to combine both secondary and primary data because of factors like cost and time effectiveness. Primary data though the assessment is scientific which will definitely be accepted worldwide. Another important advantage of the same is that it is time conscious and relatively cheap. Therefore to ensure a community is safe health assessments ought to be done frequently. References Brownson R. C. E. A. Baker T. L. Leet K. N. Gillespie and W. R. True. 2010. Evidence-based public health. 2d ed. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. Green L. W. and M. W. Kreuter. 2005. Health promotion planning: An educational and ecological approach. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill. Hodges B. C. and D. M. Videto. 2005. Assessment and planning in health programs. Sudbury MA: Jones and Bartlett. LibGuides: Nursing Community Assessment Research Guide: 1: Purpose Target Group and Location. (2018 March 22). Retrieved from http://rrclibrary.libguides.com/c.php?g=696522&p=4940353 Nardi D. A. and J. M. Petr. 2002. Community health and wellness needs assessment: A step by step guide. Clifton Park NY: Delmar Learning. [...]
The directions and scoring guide is attached. Include a title page and reference page for both Part I and Part II. Use APA style and formatting for all of Part I and the references for Part II. Part I of this assessment should be approximately 3-5 pages in length. There is no required number of slides for Part II (PowerPoint presentation), but make sure you address the health assessment as completely as possible for your target audience. References: Cite at least three current scholarly or professional resources (these may be the same for both Part I and Part II). Font: Use double-spaced, 12-point, Times New Roman font for Part I.