NRS-425 Community Teaching Project – Part 1

NRS-425 Community Teaching Project – Part 1

Throughout this course, students will be working on the Community Teaching Project. The project will include a community teaching presentation given during Topic 5. The audience for the presentation will be community members, rather than the staff at the community agency chosen or in-patient residents.

The Community Teaching Project has indirect care experience requirements. The “Indirect Care Experience Hours” form, located in Topic 1 resources, will be used to document the indirect care experience hours completed in the Community Teaching Project and presentation. As progress is made on the Community Teaching Project, update this form indicating the date(s) each section is completed. This form will be submitted in Topic 5.

In this topic, students will be selecting, researching, and assessing a nonprofit community setting in their community using one of the following four topics:

  • Primary prevention/health promotion
  • Secondary prevention/screening for a vulnerable population
  • Disaster planning
  • Environmental issues

The following are considered appropriate nonprofit community organization settings:

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  • Public health clinic
  • Community health center
  • University/school health center
  • Religious community (i.e., local church)
  • Community center (i.e., YMCA)
  • Adult/childcare center
  • Youth development organization (i.e., 4-H, scout troops, Boys and Girls Clubs, etc.)
  • Senior centers
  • Food pantries (St. Mary’s Food bank, St. Vincent De Paul, etc.)
  • Community shelters (i.e., women’s shelter, women and children’s shelter, or homeless shelters)
  • Review the objectives and measures describes on the “Healthy People 2030” website, listed in the Topic 1 Resources, to assist in selecting a topic for the project.

For this assignment, use a minimum of two sources to complete the “Community Teaching Project: Part 1” template.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Course Resources if you need assistance.

Benchmark Information

This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies:


2.3: Integrate assessment skills in practice.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education

This assignment aligns to AACN Core Competencies 2.3

Community Teaching Project: Part 1


Name (GCU Student)
Name of Nonprofit Organization
Address of Nonprofit Organization
Full Name of Contact Person and Job Title
Contact Person’s Email and Phone Number
Community and Target Aggregate

  • Describe the population demographic being served by this organization.
Social Determinants of Health (SDOHs):

  • Identify actual and potential SDOHs that impact the demographic served by the nonprofit organization.
  • Use the following data sources or similar ones to find relevant data and identify SDOHs: 2023 County Health Rankings National Findings Report, CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and United States Census Bureau QuickFacts.

  • Describe the education topic that will be relevant to provide to your identified nonprofit’s community members.
Rationale of Topic:

  • Explain the reason for your choice of education topic based on your research.
Healthy People 2030 (HP2030) Objectives and Measures:

  • Discuss whether this topic was listed in the HP2030 Objectives and Measures.
  • Explain which information on this website may be relevant to assist you with your presentation.

Cite a minimum of two sources in APA format to complete this assignment. Sources must be:

  • Published within the past five years.
  • Appropriate for the assignment criteria.
  • Relevant to nursing practice.