week 2

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Week 2 – Windshield Survey/Assessment


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1. For your pre-brief questions please complete the items highlighted in yellow only. You do not need to write long answers, 1 or 2 sentences could answer the pre-brief questions. 

2. Once you completed the Pre-brief questions, proceed to the assignment instructions. Please note for this assignment you will have to answer questions 4 – 7 in a word document. You may submit the pre-brief questions and Windshield assignment questions in one document.


Clinical Reflection Journal Entry #2 (5%)

Healthy People 2030 objectives are organized into intuitive topics so you can easily find the information and data you’re looking for. Pick a topic you’re interested in and explore the related objectives. Some Healthy People 2030 objectives are also Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) a subset of high-priority objectives that cover the life span. 
Browse Healthy People 2030 LHIs

Links to an external site.

1. Select and list one indicator of your choice.

2.Explain why you chose that indicator. Describe the steps a BSN prepared nurse can take to help achieve that indicator by the year 2030.

Answer should be at least two paragraphs, double spaced. APA format 7th edition.

3. Public-Community Health Assignment: Urban Windshield Survey


A Windshield Survey is a collection of subjective personal observations on what you see and experience in a specific environment. Sentinel City® provides you with a safe way to immerse yourself in several different types of neighborhoods, from the safety of your home or office. For this windshield survey, you will tour the city, record your observations, and submit a written response that addresses the specific items listed. In this assignment, learners will evaluate the population, community resources, and health status indicators to determine the selected population’s local and global health risks.

Product Information

Sentinel City®





Learner Level


Estimated Time to Complete

8 to 12 hours

Learning Objectives







Perform a windshield survey



Domain 1, 2, 3


Domain 1

Systematically evaluate the population and community resources and health status indicators



Domain 1, 2, 3


Domain 1

Apply survey findings to determine the local and global health risks for the selected population



Domain 1, 2, 3


Domain 1, 3

Healthy People 2030 objectives into community care planning



Domain 1, 2, 3, 4


Domain 1, 3, 4, 6

Portions of these materials are taken from

The Essentials: Core Competencies for Nursing Education
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Review course textbook and/or assigned readings.

Watch the
Henry Street Settlement: 120 Years in 4 Minutes video (


Review: Guin, N. (2020). Windshield and walking surveys in community health nursing.
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 9(11), 523–525.



Review the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s
Healthy People 2030 (


Nursing Judgement Questions: Short 1 or 2 sentences.

Identify one epidemiological event/issue that could potentially occur in an urban environment.

Identify one vulnerable or underserved population in an urban environment.

Assignment Instructions

Enter Sentinel City® and get on the virtual bus. Since this is your first tour, select the slowest speed and stay on the bus the entire time.

Learners may survey all four Sentinel City® neighborhoods or one specifically assigned Sentinel City® neighborhood. Sentinel City® neighborhoods include:

Nightingale Square

Industrial Height

Acer Tech

Casper Park

As you take the tour, write down your observations, specifically those that align with the following demographics and/or subsystems.

Describe the characteristics of the people you see in Sentinel City®.

What is the race/ethnicity distribution, age ranges, and gender mix?

Are there signs of poverty or wealth? What are they?

Is the area well maintained or in disrepair?

Who do you see on the streets? Parent with a child, teens, couples, disabled persons?

Is there anyone in the city you would not expect to see?

Are there homeless persons, beggars, etc.?

Are the dogs on or off-leash? Are there other animals?

What are stores (grocery, retail, drug, dry cleaning, etc.) in the area?

How do residents travel?

What services are available in the community – health care, social services, schools, employment offices, etc.?

What types of occupations are evident?

Are there churches, and what are their denominations?

Select a target population of interest and discuss relevant demographic data and health status indicators for this population group.

Identify significant health concerns for this target population. Include a discussion of significant health concerns in relation to a global health issue.

Healthy People 2030 objectives to the identified population health concerns.

You are encouraged to add other relevant characteristics you observe.

After your tour is complete, compile your observations and present the information, with at least two scholarly references, addressing each item listed above.

Use correct APA format when citing your references that support your rationale.

For questions, contact your instructor

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