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b. It is community- oriented.c. There is a health and preventive focus.
d. it requires a Doctorate Degree to practice at an entry level.Public healthnursingis a specialtyand is distinguished by the following characteristics: it is population-focused; it is community oriented; and there is a health and preventive focus.DIF: Cognitive Level: Critical Thinking REF. Pg. 10Question 96.67 / 6.67 ptsPolicy developmentrefers to:a. endorsement of politicians who support public health initiatives at the state levelb. conducting research on epidemic outbreaksc. conducting petition drives in the community to secure federal funding for health care servicesd. the need to provide leadership in developing policies that support the health of the population, including the use of scientific knowledge- base in making decisions about the policyBy definition, policy developmentrefers to the need to provide leadership in developing policies that support the health of the population,including the use of scientific knowledge- base in making decisions about the policy. DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF. Pg. 6Question 106.67 / 6.67 ptsA nurse who was working in public health care has gotten a new job in primary care. A main difference to be seen by the nurse at the new jobis a focus on individuals. (True or False).TrueFalseThe nurse would experience a focus on individuals at the new job.
DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: Pgs. 53-54Question 116.67 / 6.67 ptsPublic health is defined as: (Multiple Choice).a. what we, as a society, do collectiely to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy.b. an insurance system to access health care services in rural areasc. the exclusive health care services of infectious disease managementd. public health policy designed specifically for elderly population groupsBy definition, public health is defined by the 1988 Institute of Medicine report as "what we, as a society, do collectively to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy."DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF:Pg. 6Question 126.67 / 6.67 ptsPublic health nursing, referred to in this textbook as population-centered nursing, has been impacted by: (Select all that apply)a. social forcesb. economic forcesc. political forcesd. military forces