NRS 427VN Discussion 2

Discuss how geopolitical and phenomenological place influence the context of a population or community assessment and intervention. Describe how the nursing process is utilized to assist in identifying health issues (local or global in nature) and in creating an appropriate intervention, including screenings and referrals, for the community or population.

Geopolitical and phenomenological are play an essential role for the community assessment. A geopolitical place “consists of community boundaries, transportation infrastructure, geographic features, climate, vegetation, animals, and human-made homes and facilities” . Epidemiologic studies use data from specified geopolitical places to determine population demographics, diversity, health services, and resources, including structural facilities . A phenomenological place “centers on history, culture, economics, education, spiritual beliefs, values, common characteristics, or similar goals . An individual may belong within various phenomenological places. For example, one person may belong to a church organization, cultural heritage group, library-reading group, and a political activism group .

The nursing process is an essential part of identifying health issues in creating appropriate interventions and including screenings and referrals, for the community or population when it pertains to local or global nature. A community assessment involves researching the safety and quality aspects of a community to understand the interactions among the population, environment, and resources . A community assessment is like an individual health assessment. The community or population assessment happens in an organized manner to avoid overlooking subtle positive and negative findings. The process may take weeks or months and may halt the prioritization of needs while funding and resources, such as people, assemble .