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N127B_Fall_2009_Weeks_2_x_3 - Community Health Theory Weeks...

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Community Health Theory Week 2 -Population-Based Public Health Week 3- Economics of Health Care Delivery
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N127B Community Health Theory Fa 2 Which of the following is the fundamental factor that distinguishes public health nursing from other specialties? A. Focus on competence in nursing practice B. Population-focused practice C. Educational preparation and individual/family- focused practice D. Episodic care
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N127B Community Health Theory Fa 3 B. Population-focused practice The focus in public health nursing is to promote , preserve, and maintain the health of populations through disease and disability prevention and protection of the health of the community as a “whole”.
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N127B Community Health Theory Fa 4 Which of the following is the mode of community practice that is “setting specific”? A. Community-oriented nursing practice B. Public health nursing practice C. Community health nursing practice D. Community-based nursing practice
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N127B Community Health Theory Fa 5 D. Community-based nursing practice Community-based nursing practice involves the provision of direct primary care (acute and chronic) in settings where individuals and families live, work, and “attend” (e.g. schools camps, parishes, wards…).
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N127B Community Health Theory Fa 6 Preventive services include health education and counseling, immunizations, and other actions that aim to prevent a potential disease or disability. The community health nurse provides preventive services in multiple community settings. Levels of Disease Prevention Primary Prevention Focus Secondary Prevention Focus Tertiary Prevention Focus
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N127B Community Health Theory Fa 7 Levels of Disease Prevention Primary: Prevention of the initial occurrence of disease or injury Secondary: Early detection and TX (Screening) Tertiary: Maximization of recovery after an injury or illness (rehabilitation)
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N127B Community Health Theory Fa 8 Primary Prevention Focus: Nutrition Counseling Family planning and sex ed. Prenatal classes Secondary Prevention Focus: Screenings: Cancer (breast, cervical, testicular, prostate, colorectal Control of outbreak of communicable diseases Tertiary Prevention Focus: Nutrition Counseling Support groups Shelters Case management (chronic & mental illness)
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N127B Community Health Theory Fa 9 Healthy People 2010 Objectives for Environmental Health Long-recognized importance of the relationship between health and environmental risks and the underlying factors contributing to disease
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N127B Community Health Theory Fa 17 Historical Context Institute of Medicine study Florence Nightingale Lillian Wald
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