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3.Community Health Nursing Diagnoses: Based on your subjective and objective assessment findings above for both Weeks 1 and 2, write TWOpriority community health nursing diagnoses. NOTuse NANDA. Use the following format for the community health nursing diagnoses:●Risk of(State the health problem or risk.)●Among(Identify the population group affected.)●Related to( State factor(s) contributing to the health problem or associated risk.)20
Health Risk/problem of(specific injury, illness, or potential of, complication of, etc) among (specific population) related to(supporting evidence from your assessment findings). Reference: Shuster, George F., (2014). Community as Client: Assessment and Analysis. In Stanhope,Marcia and Lancaster, Jeanette, Public Health Nursing(8thed., pg. 413). Saint Louis,MO: Elsevier..Your CHN Diagnoses MUSTbe something that a community/public health nurse can dosomething about. See example below. Note: Poverty is NOT a CHN diagnosis.Remember do NOT use NANDA Nursing Diagnoses.For example:Risk of asthma complications among children in SE Dallas County related to observations of overcrowded living conditions, lack of public transportation (may result in inability to access health care), high number of animals observed living inhomes, poverty indications (may result in lack financial resources to purchase medications.) Community Health Nursing Diagnosis #1Risk of childhood obesity in children from zip code 92692 related to observations and research findings indicating unhealthy eating habits, lack of regular physical exercise and an increased unemployment rate (may cause an inability to purchase healthier foods)Community Health Nursing Diagnosis #2Risk of increased incidence of respiratory distress in residents from zip code 92692 related to observations and research findings indicating high number of cigarette smoking, secondhand smoke exposure, and air pollution21
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