A community assessment begins with a basic windshield survey where each community subsystem is explored. Explore how economics may influence health and develop economic prevention strategies in relation to community health levels of prevention.

Activity 4
Economics
A community assessment begins with a basic windshield survey where each community subsystem is explored. Explore how economics may influence health and develop economic prevention strategies in relation to community health levels of prevention.
Click on the Enter Sentinel City® and continue your virtual experience by taking a bus tour of Sentinel City®. Since this is your second tour, feel free to choose any bus speed and/or get off the bus at any time to walk around. As you take the tour, write down your observations, specifically focused on the subsystem: economics, note sign that indicate if the city is “thriving” or “surviving”. Meet with Mayor Hill to discuss the subsystem: economics. Compile your observations and any demographic information addressing each item listed in the first column of the rubric. You are encouraged to add other relevant characteristics you observe that may not be listed in the first column as you complete this activity.
Reading and Resources
Harkness & DeMarco (2016) Read Chapters 18 & 19
Visit Scorecard: The Pollution Information Site
Visit CDC Minority Health: Other At Risk Populations
Additional Instructions:
1. All submissions should have a title page and reference page.
2. Utilize a minimum of two scholarly resources.
3. Adhere to grammar, spelling and punctuation criteria.
4. Adhere to APA compliance guidelines.
5. Adhere to the chosen Submission Option for Delivery of Activity guidelines.
GRADING RUBRIC
All of the listed observations are clearly addressed and discussed in a comprehensive and detailed manner with 2 or more specific examples.
Observations
Occupational groups:
retail, industrial, farming, service, government, or tourism
Which section(s) of the city are the occupational groups found?
Signs of high or low unemployment
Do people work in the community or travel to outside communities?
How can economics influence health? Provide examples.
Using levels of prevention, primary, secondary, tertiary, chose one issue and explain how you would address or apply it to each level as a community health nurse.
No errors in APA, Spelling, and Punctuation.
Provides two or more references.

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