Population Health Care

The assignments for Units 6–9 will be focused on a Population Health Care Delivery Project.

The four components of this Population Health Care Delivery Project include:

  • community risk assessment
  • intervention development
  • implementation plan
  • evaluation plan

In this unit you will complete the Community Risk Assessment which is the first step in development of a Population Health Care Delivery Project.

This Assignment is used as the evaluation tool for Course Outcome 2: Summarize, based on the evidence, specific population health risks.


You will write a 3–5 page MS Word document (excluding the title and reference pages) which contains:

  • demographic and social determinants, including multicultural and diverse communities for your population health;
  • community infrastructure variables;
  • analysis of surveillance data collected for the risk assessment including
    • sources of data (bibliographic databases, U.S. government sources of data and peer-reviewed evidence-based findings);
    • data calculations; and
    • criteria for assessing the quality and utility of the epidemiologic data.
  • outcomes from the risk assessment related to the health of your target population;
  • you must select one screening tool from one peer reviewed journal article and discuss the reliability and validity of the tool; and
  • a minimum of five peer reviewed evidence-based journal articles with findings relevant to your target population and selected epidemiological problem.

Your writing Assignment should:

  • follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)
  • be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful
  • display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics; and use APA 6th edition format