Competency 7019.1.1: Epidemiology – The graduate applies principles of epidemiology to the assessment of the healthcare needs of communities.
Competency 7019.1.5: Environmental Health – The graduate assesses the impact of the environment on the health of the community.
Competency 7019.1.8: Cultural Competency – The graduate analyzes social and cultural factors that affect the care of diverse populations.
More emphasis is being placed on healthier communities as changes are occurring in the fields of healthcare financing, policy, and focus. One of the primary roles of a community health nurse is to assess the community or population in order to determine its health status in relation to its assets and needs.
Please review the attached documents: “California Student Preparation for Field Project/Clinical,” “How to Approach Possible Sites,” and “California Field Project Checklist.”
Note: If you are a student who does not reside in the state of California, you were incorrectly enrolled in this performance assessment and should be enrolled in a different one. Please contact Ecare@WGU.edu to rectify this error