RIC Nursing Disabled Adults Essay

RIC Nursing Disabled Adults Essay


population Chosen: Disabled Adults

This entire paper is about your vulnerable population, so each topic listed in the paper needs to be related to your chosen population; from the introduction to the conclusion, it is about your chosen group.

The paper is to be five to eight pages in length, not including the title page, attachments, and reference pages. Note: Points will be deducted for going over the max of 8 pages (5 points for each page).

The paper will be divided into four sections.

  1. Section 1
    1. Introduction
      1. WHO’s definition of health
      2. Applying the WHO’s definition of health to your vulnerable population.
      3. The concept of vulnerable individuals and populations, in general and then related to your specific group.
    2. Historical Perspectives of Health
    3. Levels of Prevention – overview, brief
      1. Primordial
      2. Primary
      3. Secondary
      4. Tertiary
      5. Quaternary
    4. The role of nursing, specifically APRNs, in health promotion and disease prevention, and advocacy
  2. Section 2
    1. Health disparities related to your vulnerable group
    2. Cultural competency as a provider
    3. Defining resilience and applying to the vulnerable, specifically to your group
  3. Section 3 ( Focus on your specific vulnerable population group
    1. Using Mechanic and Tanner’s 2005 article, is your vulnerable population a sinner or a victim and why?
    2. Social justice related to your population
    3. Low literacy within your population and how this affects their health
    4. Evaluate your vulnerable population related to current Healthy People Initiative guidelines – what specifically relates to your group (Connect D and E)
    5. Discuss one primary health concern for your population and include the preventive guideline related to this concern and how you might motivate this group to make behavioral changes.
    6. Discuss what resources are available within your community for your specific population. How can community level plans/interventions influence individual and family health?
  4. Section 4
    1. The conclusion of your paper should bring all your information together.
    2. Discuss an approach for improving health literacy within your population
    3. Discuss how, as an APRN, you can impact vulnerable individuals in your community.
    4. Conclude with a summary of how we as a nation are doing with health promotion and disease prevention.