Community Health Assessment

  • Community Assessment

    Community Analysis Purple Group January 21, 2013 Community Analysis: COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT AND ANALYSIS New Hyde Park Community. New Hyde Park is a merged region of North Hempstead, situated in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. It has a land area of eighty-six square miles and zero square miles of water. It was a unique and historic settlement, of the ancient times. The first settlers were Dutch and English, followed by Irish polish and Germans. In 1990, Jewish families began settling

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  • Community Health

    Community Health Advocacy Project: Teenage Substance Abuse NUR 544 October 1, 2012 Community Health Advocacy Project: Teenage Substance Abuse The aggregates teenagers/ adolescent and substance abuse the prevalence of alcohol use among teens mixing the effects of alcohol shifts teenagers toward risky and violent behaviors. Alcohol and any substance can cause impaired judgment and slow reaction time which provides more of a detailed explanation on why major factors have teen motor vehicles

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  • Community Assessment

    Community Assessment Richardson is a city in Dallas and Collin counties in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2011, the population was estimated to be 107,684. Richardson is an affluent inner suburb of Dallas and home of the Telecom Corridor with a high concentration of telecommunications companies. The city of Richardson is located in the North Central Texas, approximately 10 miles north of downtown Dallas. Of the 27.4 square miles contained within the borders of the city, 18.2 square miles lie in Dallas

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  • Community Assessment and Analysis

    dallas community assessment and analysis Community Assessment and Analysis of Dallas Pennsylvania Community Assessment and Analysis of Dallas Pennsylvania The purpose of a community health assessment and analysis is to identify a community’s assets and issues in regards to its environment, social structure and population (Dreher, Shapiro, & Asselin, 2006). The community assessment utilizes objective data such as vital statistics and demographic data, but

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  • Community Assessment

    Collaborative Learning Community: Phoenix Metropolitan Area Rose Alfano, Stella Ihim, Laura Norris, & Jodi Subcliff Grand Canyon University Community Nursing 427V Elizabeth Plata July 14, 2013 Collaborative Learning Community: Phoenix Metropolitan Area The Phoenix metropolitan area is the fifth largest city in the United States. A major barrier that separates Phoenix from other cities is the county line (Cole, 2013). It sits in a valley that is surrounded by mountains ("Phoenix

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  • Community Assessment Reflection

    Community Assessment Reflection Cynthia Caston NUR/405 March 31, 2013 Willadene Walker-Schmucker Community Assessment Reflection Community Health Partnerships It is so important for different agencies in the community to partner with each other, this helps ensure that people get directed toward the community resource they are in need of. In my families community The Clay County Health Department does eligibility assessments and referrals for social services in addition to all the services

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  • Health Assessment

    Health History and Screening of an Adolescent or Young Adult Client Student Name:ANKUR SHALI Date: February 02, 2013 Biographical Data Patient/Client Initials: A.S. Phone No: 7089546543 Address: 3249 Polly lane, Berwyn, Illinois. Birth Date:01/16/1988 Age:25 Sex:Female Birthplace: Illinois Marital Status: Married Race/Ethnic Origin: Hindu Indian Occupation: Nursing Employer: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois. Financial

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  • Community Health

    Data Analysis-Why? A. To study and examine data collected 1 Synthesis of data B. Identify community strengths C. Identify community health needs D. Determine need for further data collection: 1. find if research has been done. 2. Data gaps: determine need for further data collection. Make sure you can support data gaps with information from assessment. E. Look for trends/patterns; how often do you see a recurrent theme? F. Discovery of causative relationships: the R/T portion. I. Basic

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  • Health Assessment

    Comprehensive Health History and Holistic Plan of Care Schizophrenia is a mental illness that is difficult to diagnose. In the prodromal period people exhibit suspicion and withdrawal along with an increase of unusual thoughts. The exact causes of the disease are unknown, but genetics, brain chemistry, and a variety of environmental factors are thought to be contributing factors. Stress, malnutrition, and viruses are environmental factors that may play a part in the development of

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  • Community Assessment

    Community Assessment WGU Community Assessment Kitsap County is located in Western Washington on the Kitsap Peninsula. It is bordered by Jefferson County to the northwest, Mason County to the southwest, Pierce County to the south/southeast, King County to the east/southeast and Snohomish County to the east. Kitsap County is connected to the eastern shore of the Puget Sound via multiple Washington State Ferry routes. It is made up of multiple cities including Bremerton and Silverdale (central)

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  • Community Assessment of Ankorcha Community

    Addis Ababa University School of Social Work Community Assessment Report Community: ANKORCHA By: Genene Yilma Yohannes Feyyisa Melsew Kibret Melese Yirga Mengistie Tegenie Feyisa Negashu Mussie Atlabachew Zebib Nesru Submitted to : Wassie Kebede(PhD)

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  • Health Assessment

    Personal Health Assessment The six dimensions of health are: physical wellness, emotional wellness, intellectual wellness, spiritual wellness, interpersonal and social wellness, and environmental or planetary wellness. I would have to say that out of these six dimensions my strongest three would have to be emotional wellness, spiritual wellness, and interpersonal and social wellness. Being not in any particular order I am going to discuss why I feel these are my three strongest dimensions of health

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  • Community Assessment

    Community Assessment Jennifer Kitkowski Baptist College of Health Sciences Community Assessment Many dimensions make up a community and allow it to thrive. These dimensions can be assessed to gather data and establish ideas for change to further broaden the community. The community of Greenville, Mississippi is rich in history, founded in 1824, was a cultural and business community for cotton plantations along the Mississippi River. It was destroyed in the Civil War during the siege of Vicksburg

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  • Community Health

    Community Health Nursing Assessment Western Governors University Community Health Nursing Assessment A1. Community Description Hernando County is located in west central Florida. The county was officially established on February 27, 1843. It was created from portions of Alachua, Hillsborough and Orange Counties and centered between Citrus County to the north and Pasco County to the south. Its county seat is Brooksville

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  • Community Health

    Mental Health Community Experience- Nursing-3 Humble Civic Center Christie Curtis, 09/20/05 Curtis_11@yahoo.com Demographics and Purpose of the Selected Community Mental Health Site. The Humble Civic center, located in Humble Texas, hosted a health fair. The settings feature booths from various organizations with the main focus being healthcare. North Harris College was invited to feature a booth on blood pressure and depression screening. Rationale for Selecting the

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  • Assessment and Diagnosis Nr443 Community Health Nursing

    Assessment and Diagnosis Kimberly Bowen NR443 Community Health Nursing Ellsworth Wisconsin in Pierce County is a smaller community of mostly farming, nestled in Northwestern Wisconsin it consist of 250 square miles. According to Wisconsin Department of Health Services (2013). Pierce County residents are among the healthiest in the state, according to the 2013 County Health Rankings released by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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  • Community Assessment

    Jack Mendez Community Assessment RN 402-Community Health Nursing March 10, 2010 One of the most significant assessment findings within North Minneapolis is the prevalence of crime. When asked, many people around the metro will say that North Minneapolis is a “bad area” or that it is “unsafe”; this usually comes with a non-verbal look of concern from the person giving their input. How much worse is North Minneapolis than other metro areas? To find the answer to this question statistics and

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  • Community Health Assessment of a Community

    Community assessment and analysis Presentation Red group Interview with Community health Nurse Essex County New Jersey Demographic of Essex County Essex County is located in the North eastern part of new jersey. The history of Essex county dates back to 1666 when 30 families from Connecticut established settlement along the banks of Passaic river. Essex County was officially established in 1682 by east jersey legislature

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  • Community Assessment Nursing

    Assessment of Non-acute Health and Social Services in Ponchatoula, Louisiana Laura K. Ogden Southeastern Louisiana University College of Nursing and Health Sciences School of Nursing NLAB 334 October 29, 2014 Assessment of Non-acute Health and Social Services in Ponchatoula, Louisiana The community assessed was Ponchatoula, Louisiana. The focus of the assessment was non-acute health and social services. The community-as-partner model

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  • Community Health Assessment

    Community Assessment and Action Plan Mississippi is a beautiful state with so much history. Such as any state there are negatives and there are also certain health concerns that are specific to the area compared to other areas. Throughout this paper, I will review the demographics of the state as well as discuss one of the health concerns that prevail in the state of Mississippi. State Demographics For a little more than one hundred years, cotton was the undisputed king of Mississippi's economy

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  • Health Assessment

    Assessment of Alcoholic living in a Family Individuals addicted to alcohol are threatened with increased risk of health problems, including liver cirrhosis, cardiovascular diseases, and fetal abnormalities. Additionally, substance abuse can lead to automobile collisions, violence, and injuries. Alcohol can influence worker’s productivity, family problems, or school performance. According to Alcohol Research and Health (2000), “the United States and other countries have expended considerable effort

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  • Community Health

    Community Health Nursing Ashley Dalton Community Health Practice April 4, 2014 The community diagnosis done in this paper is for children affected by malnutrition in America. Malnutrition results from a diet which is lacking in nutrients and it affects children most because they are in great need of the right amount of nutrients in their growing years. Malnutrition is also associated with rich diet lacking in nutrients which is the case with many of the developed countries of the world.

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  • Community Assessment

    Maggie Ortiz, RN Community Health Nursing Task 2 Malaria Malaria Malaria is prevalent is various third world countries such as sub-Saharan Africa, India, Southeast Asia, South and Central America. Malaria is a sub-tropical and tropical illness and is found throughout the previously listed countries. This is due to optimal conditions for mosquitos. The NIH.gov reports the “most significant determinant of the intensity of parasite transmission is climate” (Omumbo & Snow, pp 1). Malaria

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  • Health Assessment

    (Bench Assessment) Heritage assessment Pamela Taylor Grand Canyon University Family Centered Health Promotion Nursing 429 Leslie Minjarez March 18, 2015 (Bench Assessment) Heritage assessment In the seventies, growing up in the inner-city ghetto of Baltimore, Maryland lived in a dilapidated, rat, and roach infested home. In addition, attended public schools, monopoly of corner store that sold unhealthy foods and observing on the streets men shooting dice for money. As nurses, we should

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  • Community Health

    Community Health Nursing Case Study Mr. Evans is a new patient to this nurse. This is the first home visit and upon presentation the patient has tachycardia and presumably newly diagnosed Atrial fibrillation, for which he takes Digoxin. According to records last Digoxin level was two months ago. Respiration are increased and adventitious breath sounds are noted. Patient states that this is his baseline. Patient has COPD and takes Proventil PRN and Theo-Dur twice a day. Patient

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  • Community Health

    Community Health C229 1 ! ! ! ! ! ! CKA Task 1 Sharon Wiggins Western Governors University ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Community Health C229 ! ! Date Spent ! ! 6/19/15 ! 6/19/15 ! 6/19/15 ! 6/29-7/2 ! 7/11/15 1200-1700 ! 8/30/15 1100-1600 ! 9/4/15 1100-1200 ! ! 9/9-10/15 0800-1700 0800-1200 ! ! Fieldwork Study Activity Location and Contact Time Windshield Survey Dakota County, Minnesota 10 Cultural

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  • Community Health

    Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing Hillsborough County, Florida is the 4th largest county in Florida. It is comprised of 1,048 square miles of land and 24 square miles of inland water area for a total of 1,072 square miles located midway along the west coast of Florida. It has a diverse culture of people cohabitating in a large community. Assessing the community allows you to see a broader picture of diversity and layers of multicultural issues that affect

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  • Community Health

    Measles Outbreak Communicable diseases are present in every community, city, state, village and country throughout the world. They are easily spread and, in some cases and places, easily prevented. International travel and parents not vaccinating their children are major contributors to the measles outbreak. As a nurse it is pertinent that we are educated on the signs, symptoms and the treatment of any communicable disease. It is imperative that we are also able to educate the general public

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  • Community Health Needs Assessment

    Community Health Needs Assessment During the past year, a focused community health needs assessment was conducted by Trinity Community Hospital. The assessment targeted cancer, orthopedic, and cardiovascular services within the hospital’s primary service region. It utilized information from multiple sources, including epidemiological surveys, state healthcare facilities’ planning guidelines, interviews with physicians and other healthcare professionals, and community focus groups. Following are

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  • Community Assessment

    Suburban Development Area of Saskatoon. It is bounded by 14th Street to the north, 8th Street to the South, Preston Avenue to the West, and Circle Drive to the East. Grosvenor Park community is the nearest neighboring community located on the west side. they share border at Preston Avenue. Brevoot park is the community located on the south part, they share border at 8th street. University of Saskatchewan land is located on the north side, they share border on the 14th street and on the east side

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  • Community Assessment

    Identification of Community Kentucky is a state with approximately 4,413,457 citizens according to the United States Census in 2014. 38,728 of these people reside in Floyd County (American FactFinder, 2014). Floyd County was founded in 1800 by Colonel John Floyd. Floyd County has a total area of 396 square miles. It is a traditionally democratic county. Population Economic Status Assessment The population of Floyd County Kentucky is ~38,728 (Kentucky Health Facts, 2015). Per 1,000 female Floyd

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  • Community Health

    Community Health Paper C228/VWT Task 1 By: Ericka Barrera November 20, 2015 A.) Identification of Community Depending on how you drive around, LA County can look very different in various parts of the community. As California’s largest county, with 10,116,705 people in the county, it is not hard to imagine that there are vast differences in even a localized area (U.S. Census Bureau, 2000-2013). With Hispanics making up almost half the population, the remaining Whites, Asians and African

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  • Community Health

    C228 – Community Health Nursing – Task 1 Student’s Name Western Governors University Identification of Community Nestled in Southern Indiana just west of Louisville, Kentucky and south of Indianapolis, Indiana is Dubois County, Indiana. Dubois County is comprised of the towns of Birdseye, Ferdinand, Holland, Huntingburg and Jasper. Of those towns, Jasper is the largest and is the county seat (Kelly School of Business, 2014). Over fifty-two percent of the population

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  • Functional Health Pattern Community Assessment

    Functional Health Patterns Community Assessment Guide Functional Health Pattern (FHP) Template Directions: This FHP template is to be used for organizing community assessment data in preparation for completion of your collaborative learning community (CLC) assignment. Address every bulleted statement in each section with data or rationale for deferral. You may also add additional bullet points if applicable to your community. Value/Belief Pattern Predominant ethnic and cultural groups

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  • Functional Health Patterns Community Assessment

    ------------------------------------------------- Functional Health Patterns Community Assessment Guide * Functional Health Pattern (FHP) Template Directions: This FHP template is to be used for organizing community assessment data in preparation for completion of your collaborative learning community (CLC) assignment. Address every bulleted statement in each section with data or rationale for deferral. You may also add additional bullet points if applicable to your community. Value/Belief Pattern Predominant

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  • Community Health

    for as long as two hours (“Measles (Rubeola) Topic-Overview,” 2015). Therefore, an individual who may have had zero contact with an infected person may still contract the disease from that person by simply crossing paths. Obsolete to Outbreak-Health and Vaccination Trends After Rubeola vaccine became available in the U.S. in 1963, reported cases of the measles plummeted, with any reported case being considered extremely rare today. Individuals born before 1957 were at a very high risk of

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  • Community Health

    Name Course Institution OVERVIEW Many rural communities in the rural areas are faced with serious problems especially on the medical frontline. Inflated medical costs, under insurance and an overstretched health infrastructure. The larger population of the rural set up is of aged people some who are not even insured and are beyond employment age. The rural community comprising of an older and poorer population some in low skilled jobs relying on the government for the provision of healthcare

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  • Community Health

    Caring for Populations Milestone 2: Assessment and Diagnosis Walnut, California, the city that I’ve known most of my 29 years. This suburban, upper middle class city lies about 27 miles out from Downtown Los Angeles and is part of the Los Angeles County. I moved here when I was barely 2 years old and have resided in this city since. Little did my parents know that the city they choose to raise their family at would be a safe, quaint and well-kept community. Though majority of its residents are

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  • Community Health

    Community Survey Gretchen Massey Western Governor’s University Community Survey Identification of Community The city of Carlsbad, California, is a largely populated city within the county of San Diego. The population of Carlsbad has its most recent recording from 2014 at 112,299 people. The population has grown since 2000 by an increase of 43.5%. (http://www.city-data.com/city/Carlsbad-California.html The population of those who make up the city of Carlsbad are vastly white. The

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  • Community Health

    Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing Joanna Carreon Western Governors University The town of Colma is located in San Mateo County within the state of California. Colma was established on August 5, 1924. It has an elevation of 100 feet above sea level, and measures 1.91 square miles. Population Economic Status Assessment The Population Economic Status Assessment tool assisted in obtaining statistical facts about the population

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  • Community Health

    Peak Vista Community Health Center Colorado Springs, Co Colorado Springs, in El Paso County, Colorado, sits on a high elevation mesa at the foot of the Rocky Mountains (particularly Pikes Peak) in eastern central Colorado (City-Data, n.d.). To its east are rolling prairie lands and to the north a place called the Monument Divide, a geological mountain ridge that divides it from the city of Denver, causing distinct differences in weather between the two big cities (City-Data, n.d.; Palmer Lake

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  • Community Health

    Community Health Community Health & Population-Focused Nursing January 17, 2016 Community Health A.1 The CDC reported 159 people from 17 states and Washington DC to have measles from January 4 – April 2, 2015 (Clemmons, Gastanaduy, Fiebelkorn, Reddl, & Wallace, 2015). Among the cases 155 were U.S. residents and four were foreign visitors. 70% of the cases were connected to an outbreak that originated in Orange County, California in December 2014. The cases were part of a large multi-state

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  • Health Assessment

    Running head: FAMILY HEALTH ASSESSMENT Family Health Assessment Mary.Mattappally Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Family-Centered Health Promotion December 18, 2011 Family Health Assessment: Family health assessment is a great tool utilized to develop health care plan for the whole family in a holistic approach for the most effective health outcomes. Gordon’s 11 functional health patterns are used to obtain systematic collection of information

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  • Health Assessment

    state that infectious organisms can harbor and spread by health care workers who touch the patients while providing care. Appropriate hand hygiene is basic to patient health and safety and is the most cost-effective way to decrease bacteria transfer. Barrett & Randle (2008) also state that the prevalence of healthcare-associated infections which are acquired by patients during health care, investigation or rehabilitation in a hospital or community setting can be reduced by effective hand hygiene decontamination

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  • Community Assessment

    As a community Nurse working with a specific population, one must be aware of different risk factors that can affect a community. As members, we should talk about risks and about protective factors that evolve promotion or community development. One of the goals here is to give the community members the tools they need to be able to prevent any risks or threats that may affect them and keep it from happening. It is important that we educate community members with safety measures that will keep them

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  • Health Assessment

    Topics Family Health Assessment In: Other Topics Family Health Assessment Family Health Assessment Karen Youngblood Grand Canyon University February 02, 2012 Family Health Assessment Gordon’s functional health patterns is a method developed by Marjorie Gordon in 1987 proposed functional health patterns as a guide establishing a comprehensive nursing data base(Kriegler & Harton, 1992). Gordon’s11 functional health patterns are; health perception/ health management, nutrition

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  • Health Assessment

    when conducting a health assessment? Health assessment must be conducted by someone who has demonstrated a satisfactory level of Competency, for example a qualified nurse. Professions are defined by a code of Ethics. The Code of Ethics For Nurses in Australia, identify the fundamental moral commitments of the profession; Provide nurses with a basis for professional and self-reflection on ethical conduct; Act as a guide to ethical practice; and Indicate to the community the moral values

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  • Community Health Assessment California

    California: Assessment of a Diverse Community California, also known as the golden state and a melting pot of the United States because of a diverse culture and a large immigrant population. To some Americans, it is a paradise and an ideal tourist destination because of sunny weather and easy access to oceans, mountains, and deserts. California integrates foods, languages, and traditions all over the world. According to, People of California 2006 census, California has an appraised population of

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  • Community Health

    Running head: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING ASSESSMENT Community Health Nursing Assessment Alison C. Jessup Saint Joseph’s College COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING ASSESSMENT Abstract COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING ASSESSMENT Prior to becoming a nurse five years ago I didn’t really give much thought to the community that surrounded me. I independently went about my daily life without really considering my neighbors or municipality and I certainly wasn’t geared towards thinking about how I can give

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