b It is community oriented c There is a health and preventive focus d it

B it is community oriented c there is a health and

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b. It is community- oriented. c. There is a health and preventive focus.
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d. it requires a Doctorate Degree to practice at an entry level. Public health nursing is a specialty and 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. 10 Question 9 6.67 / 6.67 pts Policy development refers to: a. endorsement of politicians who support public health initiatives at the state level b. conducting research on epidemic outbreaks c. conducting petition drives in the community to secure federal funding for health care services d. 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 By definition, policy development refers 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. 6 Question 10 6.67 / 6.67 pts A 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 job is a focus on individuals. (True or False). True False The nurse would experience a focus on individuals at the new job.
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DIF : Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF : Pgs. 53-54 Question 11 6.67 / 6.67 pts Public 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 areas c. the exclusive health care services of infectious disease management d. public health policy designed specifically for elderly population groups By 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. 6 Question 12 6.67 / 6.67 pts Public health nursing, referred to in this textbook as population- centered nursing, has been impacted by: (Select all that apply) a. social forces b. economic forces c. political forces d. military forces
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