NR518 Population Health & Epidemiology in Nursing Practice
Module 1 Discussion
Assess the social determinants of health in your community and respond to the following.
Provide a succinct summary of your findings.
What are the population health risks, gaps, or disparities that are evident, and how might they impact health?
What are the implications for advanced nursing practice?
As you respond to one peer in the Collaboration Café, consider how your findings are similar and different from those of your classmates.
Tip: Excellent sources of valid, reliable data regarding social determinants of health can be found through governmental agencies, local and state health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Census Bureau, and professional population health organizations.