NUR3020 – S-2 2017 Assignment 2: Topics for Professional Practice
Assessment task 2: Community Profile
Intent: Provides students with the opportunity to understand, collect, analyse and succinctly provide data
and information relevant to health planning.
Objective(s): This assessment task addresses subject learning objective(s):
B, C and D
This assessment task contributes to the development of graduate attribute(s):
1.0, 3.0 and 4.0
Task: The purpose of this assignment is to build a health profile for a defined geographic community and/or population group.
This assignment requires students to explore key community demographics, health risk factors, current rates of chronic disease and health service use, and compare the community data against the state/national average, to inform future health care need.
Length: 2,500 word report (must include relevant graphs and tables developed fully by students and only from the data sources discussed ).
Due Date : 27 sep 2017