Community-Based Nursing Practice

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Community-Based Nursing  Practice
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What is Community-Based  Nursing Nursing practice in the community with the  primary focus on the health care of  individuals, families and groups in a  community Goal preserve, protect, promote health Strives to safeguard and improve the  health of populations in the community as  well as providing direct care services to  subpopulations within a community.  
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Community Health Nursing Components of a health care delivery  system that improves the health of the  general public A model of care that reaches the entire  community
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Community Based Health Care Rapid movement of patients from acute care  to  community based settings Clients more acutely ill at discharge is biggest  reason for increase in home health needs Focus now on health promotion, disease  prevention and restorative care Need to be where people live, work and learn
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2011 for the course NURS 282 taught by Professor Rielly during the Fall '10 term at St. Xavier.

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