Purpose

This week’s discussion relates to the following Course Outcomes (COs).

  • CO 3: Plan prevention and population-focused interventions for vulnerable populations using professional clinical judgment and evidence-based practice. (PO 4 and 8)
  • CO 4: Evaluate the delivery of care for individuals, families, aggregates, and communities based on theories and principles of nursing and related disciplines. (PO 1)

Discussion

Review the Week 3 Case Studies by opening the links below.

Child Abuse Case Study (Links to an external site.)

Senior with Dementia Case Study (Links to an extern

 Maternal Child/Developmental and Mental Illness Case Study (Links to an ex 

Choose one of the three attached case studies, and reflect on the vulnerable population that the case study portrays.

  • Identify which case you chose.
  • Discuss several risk factors that may impact health outcomes for the vulnerable population in your case study.
  • Identify one agency in your community that can assist this vulnerable group and assess this agency in terms of the 4 A’s (see the lesson). Discuss each of the A’s separately to assess accessibility, acceptability, affordability, and availability for this population.
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