NRS81001 Nursing in the Australian Context Assessment 3: Report
Weighting: 60% of overall grade
Length: 2000 words
Aim: The purpose of this report is to help you deepen your understanding of the Social Determinants of Health(SDOH) in Australia, in relation to AboriginalandTorres Strait Islander (ATSI)communities.
Part 1: SDOH
Identify and critically discuss ONE of the Australian Health Care System’s national health priority areas experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) communities. National priority areas include; cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases, mental health disorders, asthma, obesity and injuries.
In your discussion include how the SDOH (situations, circumstances and environments in which people live) have impacted on the health and wellbeing of ATSI individuals andcommunities, in relation to the disease/injury selected.
To assist the above discussion, consider the following SDOH. You may wish to discuss all or some of these:
These SDOH can determine whether people have equal opportunity to live a healthy life . For example, if a person has poor education and/or low income, they are less likely to have the ability to access nutritious food than someone who has had a good education and is financially secure.
Part 2: Program
Identify ONE current health promotion and/or illness prevention program (this can be a local, state or national program) that has been implemented to assist the health priority area (disease/injury)
that you have discussed in Part 1. Please do not discuss a National Strategy or Framework. Discuss how the program encourages and motivates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) communities to reduce their risk factors for the health disease/injury you have selected . Include in your discussion how this primary health care concept addresses health inequalities experienced by this population.
Part 3: Other essential elements
Include an Introduction (aprox. 100 words) that clearly identifies the aim of the Report. Include a Conclusion (aprox. 100 words) that succinctly summarises the aim of the Report.
Consider skilful use of language, grammar, sentence and paragraph construction to create a clear and concise description focused on the topic.
Use a heading for each section in the Report: e.g. Introduction, Part 1, Part 2 (include the name of your chosen program) and Conclusion.
Part 4: Reference List
Include a reference list at the end of your Report.
Ensure the reference list is on a new page and they are listed in alphabetical order. The Report must include at least 10 reputable references to support your statements. The articles will be no more than 10 years old.
Use APA 6th reference style.
The full APA 6th edition bibliographic details for each article and all headings are excluded from the total word count.
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