Identify appropriate interventions to improve the health of individuals, families and communities in rural and remote areas
Disasters, natural or otherwise, have a significant impact on health outcomes for individuals, families and communities in rural and remote areas of Australia. Nurses play a key role in disaster management which is complex and evolving.
Using the previously selected disaster from assessment task 1, discuss the impact of that event on the health outcomes for individuals, families and the community. Include in your response, a discussion of two or three interventions used by rural and remote area nurses which contributed to the recovery of the individuals and families, resulting in improved health outcomes for the affected community
Unit Learning Outcomes And Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
This assessment task provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate the following Unit Learning outcomes and Deakin Graduate
Unit Learning Outcomes
ULO1- Identify the characteristics of rural and remote Australian communities and factors that impact on health outcomes of people living in these areas.
ULO2 – Identify appropriate interventions to improve the health of individuals, families and communities in rural and remote areas.
ULO3 – Identify issues confronting nurses practicing in rural and remote areas and outline strategies that may resolve the issues.
ULO6 – Explain the complex nature of nursing in rural and remote areas.
Student Instructions For Assessment Task
- Draw upon relevant cloud concepts, videos, literature and content provided in the unit to formulate your response to this question.
- Identify relevant, peer reviewed literature as well as government report