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Guide to resources for community assessment

Finding Needed Community Information

This is a guide to finding resources for completing the
Community Nursing Diagnosis Assessment Instrument
for NURS 40020, Community Health Nursing.

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Have any questions on finding information about your community?

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Social Determinants of Health

Why do this Community Nursing Assessment?

What is the relationship between the social environment of a community and its health?

Acknowledging that the social environment influences population health, the Healthy People 2020 initiative includes a focus on the Social Determinants of Health:

  • Economic Stability
  • Education
  • Social and Community Context
  • Health and Health Care
  • Neighborhood and Built Environment

How can you as a nurse help create social and physical environments that promote good health for all?