Community Health Assessment / Windshield Survey
A community health assessment (sometimes called a CHA), also known as
community health needs assessment (sometimes called a CHNA), refers to a
state, tribal, local, or territorial health assessment that identifies
key health needs and issues through systematic, comprehensive data
collection and analysis. Community health assessments use such
(Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/publichealthgateway/cha/plan.html)
“A windshield survey is an informal method used by community health nurses to obtain basic knowledge about a given community.
It provides a subjective view of the various physical characteristics
of a communal area as observed while driving or walking through a
As stated in the syllabus please present your assignment in an APA
format word document, Arial 12 font attached to the forum in the
discussion board title “Week 1 discussion questions”. A minimum of 2
evidence-based references is required (not counting the class textbook)
no older than 5 years. A minimum of 1000 words are required. Make sure
the assessment is based in the community where you live. I don’t want
community health assessment from other communities, once again it must
be from the community you live. Please mention the zip code of your
community on the first page of the assignment.
Please follow the instructions given in the syllabus Discussion Question (DQ) Participation Guidelines” and “Discussion Question (DQ) Submission Guidelines.