NUR 544 WEEK 2 Community as Client Letter

NUR 544 WEEK 2 Community as Client Letter

NUR 544 WEEK 2 Community as Client Letter

Review the following fictitious scenario:

You are employed as a public health nurse by the Centerville Area Agency on Aging. One of your duties in this position is to provide health services to older persons in the community. Services currently provided by this agency consist of a congregate meal site and a foot clinic. You wonder whether these services are meeting the needs of the target population and whether additional services should be offered.

Write a 700-1,050 word letter to fictitious a leader of a local geriatric community group informing him of your intent to review the health services needs of your target population, and to determine if the Centerville Area Agency on Aging is meeting these needs or if additional services need to be added.

Include the following:

  • Definition of community as client
  • Why it is important for nurses to work with communities in addition to individuals
  • Analysis of how nurses can assist entire communities

Format the letter consistent with APA guidelines for formal business correspondence.

Provide an APA-formatted reference page for all resources used.

Submit the assignment as directed by the instructor.

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NUR 544 WEEK 2 Community as Client Letter