The Strengths And Weakness Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder ( Copd )

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Strengths and Weakness
I am using the Mobilize, Analyze, Assess, Plan, Implement and Tract (MAPIT) intervention tool from Healthy People 2020 (People, 2014). I am analyzing and describe the strengths and weakness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) in adults living in Baker County Florida. Baker County ranks second in the state of Florida for COPD death rates (Cox, 2015). Baker County is in a rural area and there are not enough health care providers or services for this community. The majority of emergencies that occur in Baker County, approximately 97% have to go to another county for medical care. Baker County is the only Northeast Florida County the federal government has designated as medically underserved (Cox, 2015).
Strengths and Weakness
The strengths of this aggregate is that is a small town, very close community as a whole. There are many family generations that started this community and still reside in this community. There is a local health department that sees many patients that have Medicaid insurance. The health department has many education classes they offer to the community. The classes include: diabetes, safe routes, tobacco education and cessation, community and school gardens, CPR/First aid, babysitting and healthy school programs, teen outreach program, abstinence program and changing our own lives (COOL). Baker County has many community activities for the public. There is the Heritage park village, which is a centerpiece of…

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