The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student with an opportunity to develop a health promotion program and relate strategies of community planning implementation and evaluation to the community diagnosis identified in Assignment.
The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student with an opportunity to develop a health promotion program and relate strategies of community planning implementation and evaluation to the community diagnosis identified in Assignment 2. Please note you are not expected to carry out the health promotion program that you develop.
Choose one of the following to complete this assignment:
Based on the community diagnosis you developed in Assignment 2 (a) develop an outline for a program to meet the identified need including goals and objectives and (b) compare and contrast the strengths and limitations of two approaches for influencing community change in the direction of health which would be appropriate in developing the proposed program (e.g. behavioral / lifestyle socio-environmental approach) and which need to be considered in the planning implementation and evaluation of the program. Discuss the role of the community health nurse related to each of the approaches and in relation to the planned program.
Based on the community diagnosis you developed in Assignment 2 (a) develop an outline for a program to meet the identified need and (b) develop a proposal for obtaining funding for the program. The proposal should include goals and objectives for the proposed program; a description of the target aggregate/group; rationale for the approach to be utilized (e.g. behavioral / lifestyle socio-environmental approach); a description of the players who will be involved in program planning implementation and evaluation and their roles: proposed evaluation strategies; and a budget for the program.
All aspects of the assignment as outlined are clearly addressed.
Critical analysis and synthesis of ideas is evident.
Ideas are develop logically and presented in an organized clear and concise manner.
Paper will build on course content and will reflect use of resources beyond those included in the course study guide.
APA (6th. ed.) scholarly format limit of 12 pages (excluding title and reference pages).
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Section 1: Concepts Basic to Community Health Nursing
The concepts addressed in Section 1 Units 1 2 3 and 4 may represent new material for some learners while being a review for others. Whether new learning or review it is important to develop or increase ones understanding of the concepts that form the foundations of community health nursing in order to apply the concepts to community health nursing practice. A quiz comprising 20% of the overall course composite grade occurs upon completion of Section 1.
Learning Outcomes | Focusing | Practicing | Activity 1 | Activity 2 | Activity 3 | Activity 4 | Reflecting | References
Unit 1: Community Health Nursing
Key to all community practice is the principle of doing with not to or for the people served
(Vollman Anderson & McFarlane 2012 p. 3).
By completing this unit you will be able to
discuss the historical underpinnings of community health nursing.
describe the various roles of the community health nurse in relation to the focus of client.
identify current health care issues and trends of particular importance to community health nurses.
discuss the role of professional associations in relation to community health nursing.
identify the ethical issues particular to community health nursing.
Where do community health nurses work? What are the values and beliefs of community health nurses? What do community health nurses do?
Take a few moments to write your answers to these questions in your course notes. There are no incorrect responses; just list your ideas.
You may wish to consult the website at www.chnac.ca to determine how similar or different your ideas are to those outlined by the Community Health Nurses Association of Canada (2003).
The Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice (2003) are also found as an Appendix in the Stamler and Yiu (2012) text. You will be directed to consult these standards of practice often as you work through this course.
Activity 1: Who is the Community Health Nurse?
List the major differences between the CARNA Standards of Practice (2013) located at Practice Standards for Regulated Members with CNA Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses
and the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice (2011) located at http://www.chnc.ca/documents/CHNC-ProfessionalPracticeModel-EN/index.html
Discuss one example of how nursing practice might differ depending on which standards are being utilized to guide nursing practice. If you like record your thoughts in your course notes or post your ideas to the Unit 1 Conference. Feel free to read the postings of other learners and engage in discussion with your peers who have posted their ideas to the Conference.
Activity 2: Who is the client or recipient of care and what are the common settings of community health nursing practice?
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Activity 3: How is community health nursing affected by societal and health care trends?
Beyond consulting the course texts you might find the following websites of interest:
http://www.von.ca/en/about/history.aspx Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada.
www.capnm.ca/core_competencies_standards_print.doc The Canadian Association for Parish Nursing Ministry
http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/en/ World Health Organization.
Test your knowledge of community health nursing history by completing the following statements. To see the answer drag your mouse (hold the left button down as you move the mouse) over the blank space in the sentence between the arrows.
1) The best known early community health nurses called district or visiting nurses were the -> Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) Hospital Insurance and Diagnostic Services Act Medical Care Insurance Act Lalonde Report Declaration of Alma Ata (WHO) Canada Health Act Achieving Health for All: A Framework for Health Promotion Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion (1986) Population Health Promotion Model Requires that potential benefits to individuals and to society be maximized and that potential harms be minimized (Coughlin Soskolne & Goodman  as cited in Vollman et. al. 2004 p.107).Requires that harmful acts not be committed Primum non nocere first do no harm (Vollman et. al. 2004 p.107).Requires the equitable distribution of potential benefits and burdens (Vollman et.al. 2004 p. 107).Is focused on the right of self-determination that grants importance to individual freedom (Vollman et. al. 2004 p. 108).
Cradduck (2000) states