Demonstrates to local government the health situation and associated health needs in relation to the chosen topic-will need to have local focus.

Demonstrates to local government the health situation and associated health needs in relation to the chosen topic-will need to have local focus.

Students are to identify a common health issue that they see or have seen in their nursing practice and identify the determinants of health related to this issue, they are to include imperatives of health across sectors and disciplines in relation to their selected health issue. Search contemporary literature to provide information regarding community, government and healthcare sectors’ strategies to combat the issue. Include epidemiology, local and global comparisons if present, e.g. westernisation, developed/developing countries. Why do you think this health issue has developed for this particular group of people
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Part A: Written paper (1500 words)

Students are to identify a common health issue that they see or have seen in their nursing practice and identify the determinants of health related to this issue, they are to include imperatives of health across sectors and disciplines in relation to their selected health issue. Search contemporary literature to provide information regarding community, government and healthcare sectors’ strategies to combat the issue.

Include epidemiology, local and global comparisons if present, e.g. westernisation, developed/developing countries. Why do you think this health issue has developed for this particular group of people

Part B: DVD or PowerPoint (1000 words equivalent)

Students are to develop a presentation for local government/council using the health issue they identified for part A and suggest ways to build community capacity and establish government and business partnerships in relation to the issue. This assignment requires students to ‘present an argument’ of the importance of collaborative efforts, sustainability and community capacity building in developing strategies to combat their identified health issue at a local level while also incorporating references to global imperatives.

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