. Demonstration of Proficiency By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria: Competency
1: Analyze health risks and health care needs among distinct populations
. Describe the determinants of health and the cultural, social, and economic barriers that impact safety, health, and disaster recovery efforts in a community. Competency
2: Propose health promotion strategies to improve the health of populations. Present specific, evidence-based strategies to overcome communication barriers and enhance interprofessional collaboration to improve disaster recovery efforts. Competency
3: Evaluate health policies, based on their ability to achieve desired outcomes. Explain how health and governmental policy affect disaster recovery efforts. Competency
4: Integrate principles of social justice in community health interventions.
Explain how a proposed disaster recovery plan will lessen health disparities and improve access to community services. Competency
5: Apply professional, scholarly communication strategies to lead health promotion and improve population health. Organize content with clear purpose/goals and with relevant and evidence-based sources (published within 5 years). Slides are easy to read and error free
. Detailed audio and speaker notes are provided. Audio is clear, organized, and professionally presented. Preparation When disaster strikes, community members must be protected. A comprehensive recovery plan, guided by the MAP-IT (Mobilize, Assess, Plan, Implement, Track) framework, is essential to help ensure everyone’s safety. The unique needs of residents must be assessed to lessen health disparities and improve access to equitable services after a disaster. Recovery efforts depend on the appropriateness of the plan, the extent to which key stakeholders have been prepared, the quality of the trace-mapping, and the allocation of available resources. In a time of cost containment, when personnel and resources may be limited, the needs of residents must be weighed carefully against available resources.
Describe the determinants of health and the cultural, social, and economic barriers that impact safety, health, and recovery efforts in the community. Consider the interrelationships among these factors
. Explain how your proposed disaster recovery plan will lessen health disparities and improve access to community services.
Consider principles of social justice and cultural sensitivity with respect to ensuring health equity for individuals, families, and aggregates within the community.
Explain how health and governmental policy impact disaster recovery efforts. Consider the implications for individuals, families, and aggregates within the community of legislation that includes, but is not limited to, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Robert T