Community Assessment and Care Plan Project

University of South Carolina - College of Nursing
Columbia, South Carolina

Instructor(s): Anderson, Jane W.
Subject area: Health / Medicine
Department: Family and Community Health Nursing
Level: Undergraduate
Number of participants: Entire class, as groups
Duration of exercise: Semester
Cost/equipment needed: Research sources and understanding of research techniques
Learning objective: Develop Group Skills, Provide Multidisciplinary Thinking, Provide Real-World Experience
Teaching style: Active Learning, Group Activity, Out-of-class Activity

Please note that the copyright for this course project is retained by the instructor.



This project provides students an opportunity to identify an aggregate within a certain geographic area and to conduct an assessment, identify health problems and plan appropriate interventions. The community assessment, analysis and care plan project is a team project.


The community assessment, analysis and care plan project is a team project. Each clinical group will divide into two groups, each selecting an aggregate to be studied. The selection must be approved by the clinical professor.

Procedure

1. Community Assessment and Analysis. Identify an aggregate and determine how information pertaining to identification of health problems was collected. Discuss the following:2. Parameters. Identify geographic area studied. While conducting an assessment, compile and analyze factors which include, but are not limited to, the following:3. Analyze the community's health statistics and compare them to the health statistics of the county, state and nation.

4. Clearly identify the strengths and weaknesses of the community being studied.

5. Community Care Plan6. Structure7. Peer Evaluation. Each student should use the attached form and turn in to the instructor in a separate sealed envelope.

Peer Evaluation

Instructions

Utilizing the table and scale below, grade each of your team members in listed areas. Sign this form, put it a sealed envelope and hand it in with the paper.

Grading Scale

0 = none - not present during planning on at least 2 occasions
1 = poor
2 = good assistance given
3 = eager assistance
.
Student
Participation
Timeliness
Professionalism
Cooperation
Contribution
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Signature __________________________________ Date _________

Community Assessment and Care Plan Project Grading Form

Students:

Topic:
Points
Allocated
Content Area
Points
Earned
Comments
.I. Community Assessment..
1
Identified aggregate appropriately..
1
Identified information needed and collection method..
1
Timetable used..
1
Compilation of identified parameters..
1
Geographic area identified..
2
Analysis of all factors listed..
2
Analysis of community's health statistics (comparison with county, state, and nation)..
2
Identification of community strengths & weaknesses..
.II. Community Care Plan..
1
Problems identified (with rationale)..
1
Interventions appropriate..
1
All three levels of prevention..
1
Outcomes projected..
1
Implementation plan..
1
Evaluation plan..
.III. Paper Format..
1
Organization..
1
APA format/ Reference list..
1
IV. Peer Evaluations..
(Points possible = 20)
Total Points..






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