Public Health Planning and Vulnerable Populations
â€¢Utilize this resource to determine the credibility of your source: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. (2017). How to spot fake news
â€¢Provide a brief summary of your media piece.
â€¢Discuss the following questions: â—¦The characteristics (age, sex, race, ethnicity, geographical location, etc.) of the vulnerable population including prevalence.
â—¦The impact of the vulnerability on health
â—¦In a primary health care role, briefly describe a prevention intervention (primary, secondary, or tertiary) to address the health issue for the vulnerable group. â—¦Depending on your article, how would you plan your prevention intervention differently if the health need were in a rural community (or urban community)?
Read the following in your Savage, Kub, and Groves textbook textbook:
â€¢Chapter 16: Health Planning for Primary Care Settings (pp.377-398)
â€¢Chapter 17: Health Planning with Rural and Urban Communities (pp.401-418)
â€¢Chapter 24: Vulnerable Populations (pp.583-608)
Read the following article:
â€¢Moy, E., Garcia, M.C., Bastian, B., Rossen, L.M., Ingram, D.D., Faul, M.,…Iademarco, M.F. (2017). Leading causes of death in nonmetropolitan and metropolitan areas-United States, 1999-2014. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 66(1), 1-8.
These materials will assist you with applying the principles of health promotion, protection of health, and reduction of risk in vulnerable populations within urban and rural communities.