Poverty and Homelessness
Analyze the concept of poverty.
Discuss how nurses view and understand poverty, homelessness, and health.
Describe the social, political, cultural, and environmental factors that influence poverty and
Migrant Health Issues
Define the terms migrant farmworker and seasonal farmworker, and discuss the lifestyle and
work environments that contribute to their health status.
Discuss the difficulties with obtaining epidemiologic and heal
Violence and Human Abuse
Discuss the scope of the problem of violence in American communities.
Examine at least three factors existing in most communities that influence violence and human
Define the four general types of chil
Mental Health Issues
Describe the history of community mental health and make predictions about the future.
Discuss the prevalence of mental illness in the United States and the world.
Describe essential mental health services and co
Discuss approaches that could be used in working with the adolescent client.
Identify trends in adolescent pregnancy, births, abortions, and adoption in the United States.
Discuss reasons that may affect whether a teen
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The Nurse Leader in the Community
Explain why nurses need effective leadership, management, and
consultation skills in todays public health care environment.
Explore what is meant by partnership and interprofessional practice,
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Problems
Analyze personal attitudes toward alcohol, tobacco, and other drug problems.
Differentiate among these terms: substance use, abuse, dependence, and addiction.
Discuss the differences among th
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The Advanced Practice Nurse in the Community
Briefly discuss the historical development of the roles of the advanced public health nurse and
the nurse practitioner.
Describe the educational requirements for population-focused
Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview
Describe what is meant by vulnerable populations and the
ways in which these populations often have health disparities
compared with the general population.
Analyze trends that