Population Health

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    Community and Population Health

    Community and Population Health SZT1 Task 4 Joann Stocks Western Governors University Community and Population Health SZT1 Task 4 A. Explain the role of the major public health personnel, including the public health nurse, involved in the disaster. The public health personnel are responsible to make sure the community that had become a victim of a disaster is healthy and safe. They also assess and evaluate what the immediate and long term issues are. The public health personnel

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    Population Health

    Population health is defined as the organized, all inclusive method to health care, the division of health outcomes in a population, the determining factors that affect the distribution of care, and the policies and interventions that influence, and are influenced by the determining factors. The population health framework seeks to repair a health care system what is considered ineffective, and economically unfair, and managed poorly. Some of the attributes of population health are it is centered

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    Community Health and Population

    Running head: COMMUNITY HEALTH AND POPULATION TASK 1 Community Health and Population Task 1 Jasha Beavers Western Governors University Community Health and Population Task 1 A Green County is 678 square miles of land located in the southwestern region of Missouri. This county has many recreational opportunities and serves the community well by offering a zoo, many parks and museums, and large natural bodies of water (The Park, n.d.). Greene County has several educational opportunities with

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    Assessing Population Health

    Assessing Population Health Introduction: This essay is about assessing a community profile of Lewisham population. The health issue to be discussed is childhood obesity in Lewisham Borough. The essay will define population health, and give a brief overview of childhood obesity. It will give the rationale why the writer decided to write on this issue. The essay will describe the population, and explain briefly why it is important. It will explore the factors that influence this particular

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    Policy and Advocacy for Population Health

    The Population health issue I have selected is Obesity. It is a serious health problem. Poor dietary habits and physical inactivity are among the factors that lead to obesity. About 70% of American adults are obese or overweight. In 2005, unhealthy diet was responsible for about 350,000 deaths in the United States (Knickman & Kovner, 2015). Our health status is mainly determined by how we live our daily lives. How we interact with the environment in which we live also support our abilities to live

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    Health Needs Assessment, Practice Population

    Health Needs Assessment: Practice Population BSc (Hons) Specialist Practitioner Community Nursing Word Count: 3836 Pages:17 Public health is a multifactorial approach to the health of the population and is concerned primarily with the promotion of health (Naidoo and Wills 2000). Wanless (2004) defines it as ‘The science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organised efforts and informed choices of society, organisations

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    Health Status of the Spanish Population

    Heath Status of The Latino or Hispanic Population Maria Funez NRS-429V Family-Center Health Promotions February 29, 2015   Heath Status of The Latino or Hispanic Population Hispanics migrate to the United States for many different reasons but one of the most powerful motivators of migration whether legal or illegal is economic instability within the countries of origin. Although, is dangerous crossing the Mexican boarder to reached the U.S. the hopes for a better life is a powerful motivator

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    Health Promotion in the Hispanic Population

    Health Promotion in the Hispanic Population William Hoff II Grand canyon university Family Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V Jennifer Wood April 26, 2015 Health Promotion in the Hispanic Population Many of the health disparities vary from one of the many minorities to the next. Does race, educational status, socioeconomic statues, or ethnicity have anything to do with it? This paper with focus on the Hispanic community as a whole and see what specific challenges they face and what the

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    America's Prison Population and Health

    America’s prison population has been reported to be sicker than the general population. This includes health conditions and diseases both long and short term. However at the same time this same population has high uninsured rates leaving these same people without any form of health insurance. The Affordable Care Act allows many formerly incarcerated individuals to gain access to health insurance, opening up many possibilities. If a policy maker had to make the decision between whether or not to allow

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    Community Health and Population Focused Nursing Task 1

    TASK 1 Application of Community Health & Population-Focused Nursing AngelitoArguelles WGU Student No. 000476784 A. The community that I have chosen for the assigned community assessment is Broomfield county in the state of Colorado. This particular county is fairly new in its inception. According to the city and county of Broomfield website’s constitutional amendment section (n.d.), the city of Broomfield became the city and county of Broomfield on November 15, 2001. Before then, the

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