Evidence based population health initative
The requirements outlined below correspond to the grading criteria in the scoring guide, so be sure to address
each point. In addition, you may want to review the performance-level descriptions for each criterion to see
how your work will be assessed.
Part 1: Data Evaluation
Evaluate the outcomes of a population health improvement initiative from community demographic,
epidemiological, and environmental data.
Identify the relevant data.
Identify the level of evidence, validity, and reliability for each source.
Describe the major community health concerns suggested by the data.
Explain how environmental factors affect the health of community residents.
Part 2: Health Improvement Plan
Develop a health improvement plan that ethically and effectively addresses the population health concern that
you identified in your evaluation of the relevant data.
Base your plan on the best available evidence from a minimum of 3–5 current scholarly or professional
Apply correct APA formatting to all in-text citations and references.
Attach a reference list to your plan.
Ensure that your plan meets the cultural and environmental needs of your community and will likely lead to
some improvement in the community’s health related to this concern.
Consider the environmental realities and challenges existing in the community.
Address potential barriers or misunderstandings related to the various cultures prevalent in the community.
Justify the value and relevance of the evidence you used as the basis of your plan.
Explain why the evidence is valuable and relevant to the community health concern you are addressing.
Explain why each piece of evidence is appropriate and informs the goal of improving the health of the