Using the Internet, select two completed needs assessments and compare and contrast the steps and results used to carry-out the assessments.
Write a 4 to 5 page paper that addresses the following:
- What is measured in assessing health?
- Describe the two assessments you chose. What data was collected in the needs assessments?
- Identify and discuss the theory(ies) that influenced these needs assessments.
- How were the results of the needs assessments used in program planning and design?
Be sure to support your statements with scholarly references and appropriate examples.
*PLEASE BE VERY DETAILED!!! This Professor likes papers that are very detailed and make sure that when using APA, you do it correctly (she’s very nit picky! smh)).
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In 2018, Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) did this community needs assessment in collaboration with local health systems and county health departments. The assessment focused on four counties under the Omaha Metropolitan area (Nebraska Medicine, 2018). These counties included; Cass, Douglas, and Sarpy counties in Nebraska and Pottawattamie County in Western Iowa (Nebraska Medicine, 2018). The information in the needs assessment surveys was gathered using qualitative and quantitative research approaches. Proprietors of this assessment used a professional survey organization known as Professional Research Consultants (PRC) to administer the telephone surveys. In addition, PCR also gathered quantitative data from secondary sources (Nebraska Medicine,