Health A Community Week 1

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Health:  A Community View

Historical Factors:  Community Health Nursing in Context Community Assessment and Population Health Problems 

Read chapters 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 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 present your assignment in an APA format word document, Arial 12 font attached to the forum in the discussion tab of the blackboard titled “Week 1 discussion questions” and the SafeAssign exercise in the assignment tab of the blackboard which is a mandatory requirement.  A minimum of 2 evidence-based references (besides the class textbook) no older than 5 years must be used. 700 words except first page and reference.