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. In your own words define the concept community. 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. Identify and discuss the use of the 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, APA required 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. You must post two replies on different dates to any of your peers sustained with the proper references no older than 5 years as well and make sure the references are properly quoted in your assignment. The replies can’t be posted on the same day, I must see different dates in the replies. A minimum of 800 words is required and not exceeding 1,000 words (excluding the first and reference page). Please make sure to follow the instructions as given and use either spell-check or Grammarly before you post your assignment.