Consider the town hall meeting described in the week’s Introduction. In this example, bias may be impacting the community health assessment.
Consider the town hall meeting described in the week’s Introduction. In this example, bias may be impacting the community health assessment. Although some degree of bias is inevitable, as a public health professional, it is important that you employ strategies for mitigating bias. Although not addressed in this Discussion, it is also important for you to consider your own biases and how you can avoid them in your assessment process.
For this Discussion, review this week’s Resources. Think about how bias can impact community health assessment and how you might mitigate potential biases.
With these thoughts in mind:
Post 2-3 pages of brief description of one example of bias in community health assessment. Then, explain the potential impact of bias on this community health assessment. Finally, describe what strategies you might use to mitigate this bias and explain why you chose these strategies