A community assessment begins with a basic windshield survey where each community subsystem is explored. Explore the relationship of safety and transportation to determinants of health.

Safety and Transportation

A community assessment begins with a basic windshield survey where each community subsystem is explored.  Explore the relationship of safety and transportation to determinants of health.

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 focusing on the following subsystem: safety and transportation.  Meet with Mayor Hill to discuss the subsystems: Safety and Transportation.  Meet with Officer Cooper in Acer Tech about neighborhood crime rates.  Compile your observations and any demographic information addressing each item listed in the first column of the rubric.  We encourage you 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 4 & 5

Visit World Health Organization – Determinants of Health

Find the health rankings for the county where your practice learning site is located by visiting: “Health Rankings for Your State & County

Watch the Levels of Prevention Video

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.

Submission Option

Paper

  • 1 to 2-page paper. Include title and reference pages.
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