Politics And Government

A community assessment begins with a basic windshield survey where each community subsystem is explored.  Explore the political influences on determinants of health

Click on the Enter Sentinel City® and continue your virtual experience by taking a bus tour of Sentinel City®.  Since this is your second tour, feel free to choose any bus speed and/or get off the bus at any time to walk around.  As you take the tour, write down your observations, specifically focused on the subsystem: politics and government.  Meet with Mayor Hill to discuss the subsystem: politics and government.  Compile your observations and any demographic information addressing each item listed in the first column of the rubric.  We encourage you to add other relevant characteristics you observe that may not be listed in the first column as you complete this activity. 

Reading and Resources

Harkness & DeMarco (2016) Read Chapter 14 & 15

Review Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). National Notifiable Infectious Conditions. 

Review the VoiceThread Tutorial (PDF included in this module) to help you with the VoiceThread activity

Additional Instructions:

  1. All submissions should have a title page and reference page.
  2. Utilize a minimum of two scholarly resources.
  3. Adhere to grammar, spelling and punctuation criteria.
  4. Adhere to APA compliance guidelines.
  5. Adhere to the chosen Submission Option for Delivery of Activity guidelines.

Submission Option

Paper

  • 1 to 2-page paper. Include title and reference pages

Course Competencies: 4) Analyze frameworks for health promotion, disease prevention and

risk reduction.7) Conduct a windshield survey. 10) Discuss the sociopolitical, economic, and

ethnic characteristics of a community and their influence on population health.

QSEN Competency: 1) Patient-Centered Care

BSN Essential II

Area Gold

Mastery

Silver

Proficient

Bronze

Acceptable

Acceptable

Mastery not

Demonstrated

Observations

What signs of

political activity

do you see (e.g.

posters,

meetings)?

What building(s)

give you an

indication of

active

government?

Why?

What is the form

of government in

your

community?

Identify three

politically active

organizations

within your

community

Clearly

addresses and

discusses all of

the listed

observations are

in a

comprehensive

and detailed

manner with 2 or

more specific

examples.

Addresses

additional l

issues, are

addressed.

Three or more of

the listed

observations are

not present or

discussed in

depth

Two or less of

the listed

observations are

not present or

discussed in

depth

Does not include

observations

Identify three

political

conditions in the

city that can have

a negative

influence on the

health of the

community

Identify three

political

conditions in the

city that can have

a negative

influence on the

health of the

community

Identify two

political

conditions in the

city that can have

a negative

influence on the

health of the

community

Identify one

political

conditions in the

city that can have

a negative

influence on the

health of the

community

Does not address

section

APA, Grammar,

Spelling, and

Punctuation

No errors in APA,

Spelling, and

Punctuation.

One to three errors

in APA, Spelling,

and Punctuation.

Four to six errors

in APA, Spelling,

and Punctuation.

Seven or more

errors in APA,

Spelling, and

Punctuation.

References Provides two or

more references.

Provides two

references.

Provides one

references.

Provides no

references.