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CH X prep - 1 Theterm"" A Healtheducation B Homehealthcare...

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1. The term "instructive district nursing" was coined in the nineteenth century to describe the relationship of nursing to: A. Health education B. Home health care C. Settlement houses D. Visiting nurse services Answer:  A - In 1886 in Boston, two women, to improve their chances of gaining financial support for their cause, coined  the term "instructive district nursing" to emphasize the relationship of nursing to health education. 2. In the United States, the current system of the local government's responsibility for providing care for the  disenfranchised emerged from: 3. Community-oriented nursing in the twenty-first century has been influenced by recent historical events (i.e., 9/11,  anthrax scare), key professional developments (i.e., nursing shortage), government reports (i.e., Healthy People  2010, IOM reports), and legislation that support the approach of: A. Keeping the public healthy B. Illness care C. Caring for the disenfranchised D. Preventing illness Answer:  A - In 2001, with airplanes flying into buildings and anthrax sent through the mail, people no longer believed they  could protect themselves. The importance of keeping the public healthy became a topic for all forms of media.  Resources were redirected to ensure that citizens could remain safe in their homeland. In 2002, the Institute of  Medicine (IOM) published a guide to education in each of the disciplines related to public health—Who Will Keep the  Public Healthy? In 2003, the Association of Community Health Educators (ACHE) and the Quad Council finalized their  own set of public health nursing competencies. In 2003, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act  (HIPAA) was created to protect individuals' health information while ensuring access to high-quality health care and  reduction in health care errors.
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