Within the Discussion Board area, write 250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 1 scholarly resource, in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Statistics and Introduction
State 1 major health care challenge with your vulnerable population. You will develop a program to address this in your Key Assignment, the Unit 4 Individual Project. Describe the statistics of the vulnerable population.
Be sure to address the following:
Distribution of vulnerable populations
Demographics (race or ethnicity, age, and gender)
Health care utilization (emergency department [ED] and inpatient [IP] visits)
Explain the scope of the problem that you identified as the challenge, and discuss any current political, legal, and ethical issues regarding the issue.
Identify the resources of the health care system currently devoted to this problem.
Discuss the professional nursing roles and interventions that are currently in place that are relevant to the community health nurse.
Bibliography from 2013