Read the assigned chapters The Stanhope and Lancaster text.
Then, call the Department of Health or your local Public Health Department and speak to a nurse.
Find out the top health concern(s) for your community. Bedbugs, Hepatitis- A.
Please focus your attention on the unique tools that nurses who work in the community utilize to care for populations, including the Intervention Wheel.
Please listen to Dr. Attia’s Ted Talk in the resources for this week and then respond to the following questions:
· Pick a top health issue/s in your community and describe some ways in which a nurse might improve this issue at the population level.
This should be a 5-paragraph (at least 550 words)
Avoid quotes; paraphrase to incorporate evidence into your own writing.
A reference list is required.
Use the most current evidence (usually ≤ 5 years old).
Stanhope, M., & Lancaster, J. (2016). Public health nursing: Population-centered health care in the community (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
· Chapter 1, “Community and Prevention-Oriented, Population-Focused Practice: The Foundation of Specialization in Public Health Nursing” (pp. 3–21)
· Chapter 9, “Population-Based Public Health Nursing Practice: The Intervention Wheel” (pp. 190–216)
· Chapter 32, “Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview” (pp. 715–730)