Select a community of interest in your region. Perform a physical
assessment of the community.
- Perform a direct assessment of a community of interest using
the "Functional Health Patterns Community Assessment
- Interview a community health and public health
provider regarding that person's role and experiences within the
Interviews can take place in-person, by phone, or by Skype.
Develop interview questions to gather information about the role of
the provider in the community and the health issues faced by the
Complete the "Provider Interview Acknowledgement Form"
prior to conducting the interview. Submit this document separately in
its respective drop box.
Compile key findings from the interview, including the interview
questions used, and submit these with the presentation.
Create a PowerPoint presentation of 15-20 slides (slide count does
not include title and references slide) describing the chosen
Include the following in your presentation:
- Description of community and community boundaries: the people
and the geographic, geopolitical, financial, educational level;
ethnic and phenomenological features of the community, as well as
types of social interactions; common goals and interests; and
barriers, and challenges, including any identified social
determinates of health.
- Summary of community assessment:
(a) funding sources and (b) partnerships.
- Summary of
interview with community health/public health provider.
- Identification of an issue that is lacking or an opportunity for
- A conclusion summarizing your key
findings and a discussion of your impressions of the general health
of the community.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment,
solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources
should be presented using APA format ting guidelines, which can be
found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.