NR443 Guidelines for Caring for Populations
Milestone 1: Community Windshield Survey
The purpose of this assignment is to complete a direct observational assessment of a community in your area. This windshield survey will be the initial step in uncovering a community health problem in your area and identifying community dynamics. This problem will be further assessed in the following two assignments.
This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes.
CO #2. Integrate clinical judgment in professional decision-making and implementation of the nursing process through analysis of community health nursing practice. (PO #4)
CO #5. Analyze the nursing roles in the community health setting. (PO #7)
CO #7. Accept accountability for personal and professional development as part of the life-long learning process. (PO #5)
Submit to the appropriate basket in the Dropbox by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday of Week 2.
Points: 150 points
Below are the requirements needed for successful completion of the Windshield Survey Form:
It is helpful to conduct this assessment at least two different times: during the day or evening, on a weekday and/or on the weekend. If possible, plan on asking someone to drive during your survey so that you can take notes.
The following are best practices in preparing this project:
Grading Rubric: Caring for Populations: Community Windshield Survey (150 points)
|Criteria||A(92–100%)Outstanding or highest level of performance||B(84–91%)Very good or high level of performance||C(76–83%)Competent or satisfactory level of performance||F(0–75%)Poor, failing, or unsatisfactory level of performance||Pts|
|Introduction of Community 10 points||Community identified and briefly described.(9–10 points)||Community identification or description is insufficient.(8 points)||Community identification and description are insufficient.(7 points)||Community not identified or described.(0–6 points)||/10|
|Windshield Survey120 points||Community assessed: Findings adequately cover the 6 criteria listed.(110–120 points)||Assessment of 1–2 of the criteria is missing or inadequate.(100–109 points)||Assessment of 3-4 of the criteria is missing or inadequate.(91-99 points)||Windshield survey not completed or criteria not followed.(0–90 points)||/120|
|Conclusion10 points||Conclusion sufficient and includes brief summary of windshield survey findings.(9–10 points)||Conclusion lacks brief reiteration of windshield survey findings.(8 points)||Conclusion is insufficient.(7 points)||Conclusion not completed.(0–6 points)||/10|
|Mechanics10 points||Two or fewer grammar, spelling, or syntax errors. Writes logically in complete sentences.(10 points)||Three errors of any type.(8-9 points)||Four errors of any type.(6-7 points)||More than four errors of any type.(0-5 points)||/10|
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