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    There are many different vulnerable populations. Help me choose a vulnerable population and discuss what the top three priorities are for a Community Health Nurse working with them, (briefly). Cite at least one scholarly reference that supports decisions.

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    Vulnerable Population: Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers. This group is extremely poor, has high mobility in search of jobs, hazardous living and working conditions, and "are at elevated risk for an enormous range of injuries and illnesses" (Rosenbaum & Shin, 2005). 40% of workers reported leaving or changing jobs as a result of chronic pain (Larson, 2004) so their need for health care is escalated.

    1. Access to care is a priority. Only 42% of ...

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    This solution chooses a vulnerable population and discusses the top three priorities for a Community Health Nurse working with them. APA references are included.