Topic 1 DQ 1 Explain the role of the community health nurse in partner

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Topic 1 DQ 1 Explain the role of the community health nurse in partnership with community stakeholders for population health promotion. Explain why it is important to appraise community resources (nonprofit, spiritual/religious, etc.) as part of a community assessment and why these resources are important in population health promotion. The role of the community or public health nurse today has expanded to differentiate the often synonymous terms of community health nurse and public health nurse. Community health nurses care for specific patient types within a community such as school health nurse whereas the public health nurse cares for an entire population group. Public health nursing focuses on population health with the goal of promoting health and preventing disease and disability (APHN, n.d.). The practice of the public health nurse involves organizational, community, and public policy with collaboration among stakeholders that are involved and affected by the plans,

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