D. Yes, the nurse could use such information in social marketing for the agency. What is the community health nursing definition of health? A. Health is a person's goal-directed purposeful process toward well-being or wholeness. B. Health is an individual's physical, mental, and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. C. Health is the mutual adaptation between a person and his or her environment in meeting daily existence. D. Health is families and aggregates choosing actions to ensure safety and well- being. 9
Self assessment A nurse who works on the surgical unit at the local hospital was asked by the home health unit to make a home visit to a patient who had been discharged the previous day and to give follow-up care (for overload pay). What kind of nursing would this nurse be doing? A. Acute care hospital nursing B. Community-based nursing C. Community health nursing D. Public health nursing Which of the following best describes the achievement that Lemuel Shattuck is well known for in the United States? A. Publishing the census of Boston, which demonstrated the effect of sanitary reforms B. Demonstrating the usefulness of vital statistics by analyzing environmental data C. Developing ideas about public health care reform, which were eventually adopted D. Establishing a state board of health to deal with the problems he had noted A scholar during the Sanitary Revolution created medical topographies. What was the advantage of these surveys? A. Citizens knew which wells were safe to use for drinking water. B. People knew what housing areas to avoid. C. Results demonstrated environmental factors related to regional disease. D. The king could isolate areas of disease from safe areas. Which of the following statements best explains the continued incidence of infectious disease in the United States today? A. Illness theory explains that there are many causes of illness resulting from environmental conditions. B. No single theory adequately explains why a particular person gets a particular illness at a particular time. C. The germ theory explains that a specific infection is caused solely by the invasion of particular bacteria. D. The theory of susceptibility states that an individual only gets ill when there is extensive stress in his or her life. What responsibility does the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics require of the nurse beyond giving excellent care to patients? A. Accept longer work schedules to ensure that professional care is always available to clients B. Recognize the need for experienced nurses to mentor new graduates to help increase and expand the number of professionals available C. Support health legislation to improve accessibility and cost of health care D. Volunteer to work overtime as needed to ensure maximum quality of care 10
Self assessment Which ethical belief would be most helpful in the current health care crisis?
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