Critical analysis of health need profiling/Assessment of a defined population
Critical analysis of health need profiling/Assessment of a defined population in my area of placement.
Drawing on and interpreting varying levels and sources of data, perform a health needs asessment of a defined population. Select a health need and identify a strategy to address this need.
Using the data you have collated, provide a rationale for your strategy that could be used to influence potential funders.
The structure and nature of public health within the social and political context.
Processes of health surveillance and assessment of a population,s health need and well-being. resources neeeded to implement public health initiatives and support public health practice at local, national levels.
validity and reliability of tools for assessment in public health practice.
Theories and concepts underpining public health practice.
Collaborative working with individuals, groups, and communities to enhance health and well-being. Exploration of the wider determinants of health and the use of advocacy to promote client perspective in the assessment process.
Identifying, collating, analysing and interpreting data relating to health and well-being of an identified population and using this to make recommendations for service development.
Legal and ethical issues relating to public health.
Emphasise on : Mortality, morbidity, employment,, Statistics of area and its source, Comparison of area, and about three levels of data to be used.