Discussion Question:

This week’s discussion post is on identification of a community health assessment model. Be sure to click the link to review the learning materials to see what an assessment model looks like. Address the questions that are listed in the discussion area of the classroom.

Identify a Community Health Assessment Model. (This document from the CDC lists commonly used community assessment models: https://www.cdc.gov/stltpublichealth/cha/assessment.html ) 

What are some benefits of using a specific model to assess a community? What agencies should be included with the assessment? What is a reasonable time frame in which to complete a community wide assessment? What is the role of the public nurse in implementation of the chosen model?

Your initial posting should be at least 400 words in length and utilize at least one scholarly source other than the textbook.

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