Preparing an Intervention for a Target Population

  • Textbook

Teaching Strategy Description:

In groups of 2-3, students identify and describe a target population using epidemiological and other sources of data related to community context, key health determinants, and perspectives on health. They propose the implementation and evaluation of population-focused health interventions that are knowledge informed.  They consider principles of primary health care and sustainability in selecting their intervention.

Teaching Context:

  • Third year course: Promoting Community and Societal Health.
  • This assignment is completed by students based on their concurrent practicum experience with a community agency and population.


Stamler, L.L., & Yiu, L. (2012). Community Health Nursing: A Canadian Perspective (3rd ed.) Toronto, ON: Pearson Prentice Hall.


Submitted by:  Mona Taylor & members of the Year 3 Societal Health Faculty Team, School of Nursing, Thompson Rivers University

Indicator(s): 2.1, 2.2, 2.3