University of Phoenix Week 4 Food Deserts Case Study Presentation

Assignment Content

  1. You are to create your own case study for this client and should identify a food desert area near you to use as her community.

    Imagine you are a community health nurse assigned to care for a family with a newly diagnosed type-2 diabetic member. The diabetic family member, JK, is a 66-year-old African American woman with hypertension and asthma. JK lives in a food desert and does not drive. JK’s family visits her weekly, but they have complicated lives and are unable to provide daily care for her.
    Evaluate the following community health resources:

    Create a plan detailing opportunities for JK to gain adequate access to appropriate foods for one week. Your plan must address:

    • Appropriate and realistic estimated budget
    • Shopping locations
    • Transportation means, routes, and timing
    • Support services

    Compare JK’s community to your county census data.
    See the grading rubric for this assignment to be sure you address all items.
    Format your assignment as one of the following:

    • 3- to 5-slide presentation
    • 7- to 10-minute oral presentation
    • 175- to 260-word paper
    • Infographic
    • Another format approved by your instructor

    Submit your assignment.

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