Based on your subjective and objective assessment findings above for both Weeks 1 and 2, write TWO priority community health nursing diagnoses. NOT use 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.) 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 (8 th ed., pg. 413). Saint Louis, MO: Elsevier. . Your CHN Diagnoses MUST be something that a community/public health nurse can do something about. See example below. Note: Poverty is NOT a CHN diagnosis. Remember do NOT use NANDA Nursing Diagnoses. 21
Community Health Nursing Diagnosis #1 Risk of obesity complications among the upcoming/future adult members in the community of Weatherford related to lack of healthy diet choices (eating an increased amount of processed foods), taught/observed eating habits (provided by lack of parenting education), and lack of education on proper portions and food groups. Community Health Nursing Diagnosis #2 Risk of alcoholism complications among the adults both Caucasian and Hispanic males age 40- 65 in the community of Weatherford related to increased availability of alcohol (in a wet county allowing beer and liquor to be sold in easily accessible places such as grocery stores and gas stations), lack of higher education (prevents the urge to want to better one’s self), and poor community education on the side effects and long term results of alcoholism and the risk factors associated with. 22
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