Health: A Community View
Historical Factors: Community Health Nursing in Context Community Assessment and Population Health Problems
Read chapter 1, 2 & 6 of the class textbook and review the attached PowerPoint presentations once done answer the following questions.
1. Compare and contrast the definitions of health from a public health nursing perspective and list and explain the, three levels of prevention and give an example of each one.
2. Mention and discuss community/public health nursing interventions as explained by the intervention Wheel.
3. Describe and explain the process of conducting a community health assessment and identify and discuss the uses for epidemiological data at each step of
of the nursing process.
4. Compare the application of the public health principles to the nation’s major health problems at the turn of the twentieth century (i.e. acute disease) with the beginning of the twenty-first century (i.e. chronic disease) and mention and discuss the major contemporary issues facing community/public health nursing, and trace the historical roots to the present.
As stated in the syllabus please present your assignment in an APA Format 6 eddition word document, Arial 12 font”. A minimum of 3 evidence-based references is required (not counting the class textbook) no older than 5 years. A minimum of 700 words is required. Plagiarism will not be tolerated, it is going to be checked by Turnitin by the professor to detect Plagiarism.
Name of the text book
Community/Public Health Nursing: Promoting the Health of Populations
Authors: Mary A. Nies PhD RN FAAN FAAHB; Melanie McEwen PhD RN
Published: October 2014
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