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Did not have bacelorate program
In the early 1900s why were nurses not prepared for community nursing
First effort to describe a modern approach to public health- started looking at boards of health
Significance of Shattuck Report
lack of money
How come there wasn't an expansion during the wars?
who is the mother of public health?
To help with attendance because 20% of children were not attending
Why did they start using school nurses?
promotion and quality of life
What is the unique primary focus of public health nursing?
Influencing Americans lifestyle behavior choices
What is the preferred public health approach to avoid prevention details in America?
Autonomy and Independence
Why is public health nursing appealing to many nurses?m
Nurse works with community groups to create policies to improve the communities environment
What action would be most typical of a public health nurse?
All teen pregnancies are considered high-risk
What is the most important principle to keep in mind when caring for pregnant teens?
The nurse who spent the day attending meetings of various health agencies
Which public health nurse is most clearly fulfilling responsibilities?
Assessing the effectiveness of the large high school health clinic
Which action best represents public health nursing?
Nurses were educated in diploma schools, which focused on hospital nursing
Why were nurses so unprepared for public health nursing in early 20th century?
A client receives a tetanus booster every 10 years
Which infectious disease intervention represents primary preventions?
Over 20% of students were absent
What fact led Lillian Wald to suggest nurses practice in schools?
Adequate funds were not available
What was the major obstacle in expanding public health nursing during epidemics and the war efforts?
Federal funding for priority diseases or groups
What is the most crucial factor that determines which programs community agencies emphasize?
Essential care available to all community members, which encourages self management and self reliance
How would you describe ideal primary health care?
Local public health clinics must offer whatever services the state mandates they offer
What determines which health care services are offered at local level in public health clinics?
Health resources and services administration (HRSA)
Which government agency attempts to ensure delivery of health care to communities or aggregates that are medically undeserved?
Building family strength and resilience
Which approach is most helpful when dealing with a family who is confronting major challenges?
What government actions that are direct ?
Which represents a normative life event that can increase risk for illness?
For what is the nurse assessing when conducting health risk appraisal?
Alcoholism is determined by genetic factor
A school nurse is asked by a parent group to explain risk factors for alcoholism. what should the nurse include?
What is the the primary cause of vulnerability to health problems?
Short length of time in community
What factors predispose many migrant farm workers to disfranchisement?
Migrant farm worker complains of abdominal pain, what is that indicative of?
What level of prevention is screening?
Providing information about contraceptive services to women
Margaret Sanger combined social activism with nursing to her clients by?
Which nurse combined political activism with health promotion and disease prevention to improve individual and societal conditions affecting health?
Ancient civilizations understood the importance of clean water. The group most associated developing systems to ensure water purity were?
March 23, 2010
The health care reform bill was signed by Obama on?
What is not a vector?
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
PHN Chapter 19
PHN Chapter 23
PHN Chapter 24
PHN Chapter 18
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