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
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