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Community final exam
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What is public health?
public health is what we do as a society to ensure conditions to keep people healthy
What is public health nursing?
public health nursing is the practice of promoting and protecting the health of populations using knowledge from nursing, social and public health sciences
What is public health nursing focused on?
populations, community oriented and emphasizes the prevention of disease and disability
What is a population?
a collection of individuals who have one or more personal or environmental characteristics in common
What is a community
any group of people sharing something in cmmon
Public health nursing focuses on the community as what?
Community health focuses on _______.
INDIVIDUALS, FAMILES, AND GROUPS
What did Lillian Wald do?
established the Henry Street Settlement, leader of PHN
What did Mary Breckenridge do?
establish the frontier nursing service, provided care in the appelachi Mts and sent out midwives
Community oriented nursing treats the community how?
as a whole
What is the goal of community oriented nursing
Community based nursing treats the community how?
What is the goal of community based nursing?
management of acute and chronic illness
What is primary care?
component of private health care system, focuses on individual care
What is primary health care?
focuses on public health system, emphasis on prevention
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