Point of obamacare (affordablecare act)?
Not free people insurance for people living in poverty
Creating open market place; mandating health insurance for all US citizens; stricter regulations
on insurance rules (who they can deny, what they can cap); req
Exam 1 Note Outline
Define Community Health:
Define Public Health:
Identification of needs, along with the protection and improvement of collective health, w/in a
geographically defined area
Define Public Health Nursing:
nursing professional with educatio
Class 2, Setting the Stage for Community Health Nurse & Structure and
Economics of Community Health Services
Primary Intervention: aim at preventing disease all together
Secondary Intervention: Screening* is involved, early detection via screening
Class 3, Epidemiology and Communicable Disease Control
What is a host?
person or animal who will harbor the disease and nourishes a disease-causing agent
What is an agent?
factor that contributes to that condition or health problem (chemical-pesticides;
Class 6 Note Outline
Discuss the impact of genetics, genomics, and genetic engineering on community health
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the
What is an ecology?
The study of the int