Health and public health
- 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.
- Mention and discuss community/public health nursing interventions as explained by the intervention Wheel.
- 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.
- 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.