Community Health Essay

4332 words - 18 pages

Community Health C229

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CKA
Task 1
Sharon Wiggins
Western Governors University

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Community Health C229

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Date
Spent

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6/19/15
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6/19/15
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6/19/15
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6/29-7/2

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7/11/15
1200-1700

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8/30/15
1100-1600

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9/4/15
1100-1200

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9/9-10/15
0800-1700
0800-1200

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Fieldwork Study

Activity

Location and Contact

Time

Windshield Survey

Dakota County, Minnesota

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Cultural Survey

Dakota County, Minnesota

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Scavenger Hunt

Dakota County, Minnesota

10

Childhood Obesity
attended conference,
interviewed other attendees
and exhibitors

8757 Rio San Diego Dr,
San Diego, CA 92108
(619)692-3800

30

Festival of Farms
attended festival
interview with
community members
and exhibitors

Lakeside Prairie Farm
20503 180th Ave
Barrett, MN 56311
320-492-2526

5

Minnesota State Fair
attended & interviews
and surveys

1265 Snelling Ave
St Paul, MN 55108
(651) 288-4400

5

Dr Koch
interviewed Dr. Koch
Physician

Fairview Ridges Clinic
303 E Nicollet Blvd # 160
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 460-4000

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Communities for Health
attended conference,
interviewed other attendees,
exhibitors

Duluth Convention Center
350 Harbor Dr
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 722-5573

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Community Health C229

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9/12/15
1200-1500

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9/18/15
0800-1200

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9/19/15
0800-1300

Farm Fest
attended, interviewed
farm growers, exhibitors
& attendees

Valley Natural Foods
13750 Co. Rd. 11
Burnsville, MN 55337
952-891-1212

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WIC
Interviewed Teresa Mabey
RN, Clients & survey with
community members

Western Service Center
14955 Galaxie Avenue
Apple Valley, MN 55124
952-891-7570

5

Farmers Market
attended, interviewed
farm growers, exhibitor
& attendees

St Paul Farmers Market
290 5th st E
St Paul, MN 55101
(651) 227-8101

5

Total hours

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91

I acknowledge that my clinical log and documented activities adhere to the WGU
standards of academic authenticity and may be subject to random audits of my log and
documented activities.

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Student Name (print)
Sharon Wiggins

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Signature

Sharon Wiggins

State License #
MN R202954-2

Community Health C229
A. Assessment
When I started this assignment I looked at many different resources from Dakota County
community website, news paper articles, as well as walking and driving around the county.
Dakota County has several industrial companies which is good for the economy. There are
approximately 589 miles, 210 acres of water and the Mississippi River intertwines throughout
the county. There are 21 cities, 12 townships and the population is approximately 409,000
residents. (Dakota County, (n.d.). There are more females (51%) than males (49%) and the
average age is 39 years old. Dakota County is a melting pot of different cultures and ethnicity.
28 % are...

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