Population Health Data Brief

In this task, you will gather data about the local geographical distribution of health-related factors, study the significance of the data, and present the data in a manner illustrating the state of the selected county’s population health. You will explore the community’s health profile and trends as well as factors influencing the county’s current health status. The information you submit will consist of graphics such as maps, trending graphs, comparative charts, and statistical lists. You will summarize key findings and highlight at least one health factor or condition requiring focused attention. You may examine the attached “CDC Data Brief Example” in the Supporting Documents section to obtain a general idea of what the result of this task will look like.

 

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You will perform the following actions by completing the “Population Health Data Brief Template” attachment:

 

A. Complete the “Sociodemographic Profile” section in the “Population Health Data Brief Template” attachment by doing the following:

 

Note: If information is not available for any subsection, please provide an explanation.

 

1. Complete the “Key Findings” subsection, including a screenshot of the county you are investigating.

2. Complete the “Introductory Paragraph” subsection (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs), identifying the source of the data and a summary of findings from the table in part A3.

3. Complete the 20 population characteristics in the “Sociodemographic Profile Table” subsection for the selected county and the United States. (***This is completed***)

 

B. Complete the “County Health Trends & Rankings” section in the “Population Health Data Brief Template” attachment by doing the following:

1. Complete the “Introductory Paragraph” subsection (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs), including why the data for the health trends in part B2 were collected and identifying the source of the data and the methods used to gather the data.

2. Complete the “Discussion of Health Trends” subsection, including a discussion of the use of trend graphs for the seven major health trends selected in part B3.

3. Complete the “Health Trends (Visual Graphs)” subsection, including one trend graph for each of the selected health trends.

 

Note: Caption each visual graph in APA format.

 

4. Complete the “Health Trends Discussion” subsection (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs), including how each of the trend graphs tell a story about the health of the county and how the health aspect is improving, worsening, or remaining stable.

 

C. Complete the “Health Factors” section in the “Population Health Data Brief Template” attachment by doing the following:

1. Complete the 14 items in the “Health Factors Table” subsection for the selected county, the top U.S. performer, and the state.

2. Complete the “Comparison of Data” subsection (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs), including an analysis of background information on health rankings and the purpose of comparing county data to the top performers.

 

D. Complete the “Summary” section in the attached “Population Health Data Brief Template” by doing the following:

1. Complete the “Significant Finding(s)” subsection (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs), including one main health trend from part B that has the potential to be redirected by an action plan to significantly improve community health outcomes in the county.

2. Complete the “Action Plan(s)” subsection (suggested length of 1–2 sentences), including the initial steps needed for implementing an action plan to address the main health trend in part D1.

a. Complete the “Services or Programs” subsection (suggested length of 1–2 sentences) with a discussion of the services or programs that may be introduced in the county to address the identified health trend(s) from part D2.

b. Complete the “Raise Public Awareness and Promote Public Engagement” subsection (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs), including a description of three ways that the advanced professional nurse should use technology to integrate informatics into practice.

c. Complete the “Monitoring and Evaluating Action Plan” subsection (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs), including a summary of how the elements of the proposed action plan from parts D2a and D2b will be monitored.

 

E. Complete the “Data Sources & Methods” section in the attached “Population Health Data Brief Template,” including the sources you used to gather data for your data brief.

 

F. Acknowledge sources, using APA-formatted in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.

 

G. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.

 

 

 

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