Week 5: Population Health Interventions and Outcomes

Select a practice problem related to the below readings. Read the related chapter.

Bemker, M. A. & Ralyea, C. (2018). Population health and its integration into advanced nursing practice. DEStech Publications, Inc.

Pediatric Issues (Chapter 7)
Gerontology and the Aging American (Chapter 8)
Military and Care for Veterans (Chapter 9)
Chronic Disease (Chapter 10)
Obesity – Opportunities Across the Continuum (Chapter 10)
Population Health in Trauma and Mental Health (Chapter 12)
Substance Use Disorders (Chapter 13)
Infectious Diseases as a Population Health Issue (Chapter 14)
Reflect on the above reading and address the following.

Provide a brief statement introducing the selected practice problem.
Identify the social determinant risk factors for the selected practice problem.
Describe a related Healthy People 2020 Goal.
Describe one evidence-based intervention to address the Healthy People 2020 goal.
Define one measurable objective to address the Healthy People 2020 goal.
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