History Of Community Health Assessment
The second nursing diagnosis is the increased risk of HIV and other STD’s among the teenage/young adult population related to knowledge deficit of oral contraceptives, sex education, and increase sexual activities. The first goal for this diagnosis is to reduce the number of HIV/STD’s occurrences among the targeted population. The first objective is that both male and female will be provided sex education. An intervention for this objective is that the school-based clinic will provide comprehensive health education related to contraceptive services and STD prevention. Also parents, schools, the church, and media will help make the community aware of the relationship between diseases and risk factors such as poverty, sexual abuse, substance abuse, violence, poor school performance, and dropout …show more content…
One goal for this diagnosis is to reduce the number of residents suffering from hypertension. An objective for this goal is that 50% of all residents at risk for hypertension will have their blood pressure checked monthly. The interventions to fulfill this goal include having the community health clinic provide a day specifically for blood pressure checks and screenings; and have area nursing students provide free weekly blood pressure checks as a part of their community health clinical rotation. A second objective for this goal is that residents with diagnosis of hypertension will lose 5% of their current body weight. The interventions to fulfill this goal include establishing a community wide fitness challenge; and initiate neighborhood walk-times each evening.
A second goal for this diagnosis is to reduce the long-term complications associated with uncontrolled hypertension. An objective for this goal is that residents with medication orders for hypertension will take their mediation as ordered. The interventions for this objective are to provide medication schedules to remind people to take their medication; and to provide a medication organizer to people taking scheduled medications more than once a day. In order to accomplish this, drug representatives will be contacted to provide complementary drug