first step in community assessment
defining the community and determining its boundaries or parameters
the process of developing data that do not already exist through interaction with community members is called data:
the method of community data collection that involves directed conversation with selected community members is known as:
a nurse who reads the local community newspaper to gather information about the community is involved in:
the nurse wishes to conduct informant interviews in a small community. which of the following would she be most likely to contact
the method of community data collection in which the nurse drives in a car or rides a bus to observe dimensions of a community's life and the environment is called:
if the nurse wants to gather information such as the condition of homes, size of lots, neighborhood hangouts, road conditions, and modes of transportation, she would do which of the following?
to decrease the incidence of early childhood disease in center county by providing immunization clinics in all schools between august and December of 2007
the monitoring of program activities such as hours of service, number of providers used, number of referrals made, and amount of money spent to meet program objectives is an example of which of the aspects of program evaluation
planning a community wide program with the local government and health department to make all public business smoke free to prevent exposure to second hand smoke is which of the following levels of prevention applied to program planning and evaluation?
community concern of the problem
after finalizing the nursing diagnosis, the nurse must choose which problem to address first. the most effective way of prioritizing is based on the degree of what?
decontamination of waste sites is an example of which of the following prevention strategies as applied to environmental hazards (what level of prevention)
which complementary therapies is used for preterm infants for better weight gain, shorter hospital stay, and increased responsiveness?
rolling, walking and sitting
the second half of infancy brings major accomplishments in gross motor activities. which of the following first occur during this period?
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
a woman needs to take some time off from work to care for her invalid mother. which of the following allows 12 weeks of leave per year for personal or family health conditions?
developing a community based exercise program for a group of woman who have cardiovascular disease is an example of which of the following levels of prevention as applied to CVD?
T or F: white women have a higher incidence rate while black women have a higher mortality rate
which of the following groups has the highest incidence and death rate for colorectal cancer in women
the stage or mortality in which the individual is guided by rules dictating good and bad and right and wrong is known as:
Tertiary or Primary depending on client condition
advising clients not to donate blood, plasma, or organs is which level of prevention of HIV?
the psychological theory that focuses on the relationship between consistent activity coping ability and life satisfaction is the
the process of integrating past experiences in an attempt to find meaning in life is known as
an elder has expressed his or her wishes regarding terminal medical treatment and decisions if he or she became incapacitated has written and signed what?
Durable power of attorney
which of the following is the legal way for the client to designate someone else to make health care decisions when he or she is unable to do so?
which of the following would be the best form of care for an elderly person is in the last stages of dying
a riverfront community builds a retaining wall to divert flood water way from the town. this is an example of
American red Cross
which of the following provides a comprehensive program of disaster training for health professionals
office of emergency management
which of the following is responsible for developing and coordinating emergency response plans in a defined area
which on the following would be a key community organization or professional involved in disaster work?
community preparedness for a disaster
Developing an evacuation plan to remove individuals from danger is an example of
who is responsible for separating the casualties and allocating treatment based on the victims potential for survival
in the event of an earthquake a radio would be worthless, because an earthquake is not a "weather event"
the nurse should educate the community to allow ___ gallon/gallons per person per day when stocking water for a potential disaster
T or F: Nurse Stockdale from the red cross cautioned all of us that it is safer to stay inside during an earthquake and go outside during a tornado