10.2 Implementations of Activities Related to the Concept Community health nurse provide health care through community diagnosis and investigation of major health and environmental problems, health surveillance and monitoring and evaluation of community and population health status for the purpose of preventing disease, promoting, protecting and maintaining health in order to create conditions in which people can be healthy. Community health nursing comprises the
Health practitioners can enhance connections and recommendations through acceptance and application of cultural beliefs of a patient. This encourages patient’s healing and well-being in relation to individual mental, physical, spiritual and cultural beliefs. Healthcare providers can therefore design an appropriate and attainable healthcare plan for the
Outcome based practice is a method used in health and social care services which is designed to have a direct effect on an individual; an outcome is also referred to as the end result, it is essentially the impact on the individual after an activity or service. Outcome based practice supports person centred care as it promotes staff to encourage citizens to take an active participation in their support/care. Instead of just identifying the needs of the individual and basing their support soley around what they need in the community, it is about putting the individual at the core of the practice and highlighting what is important to them in relation to wants, feelings, needs and desired outcomes to gather deeper understanding when prioritising
PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH EDUCATION This concept was taken from module 11”information, education, and communication”, sub topic 2”principles and methods of community health education”. Health education can be defined as a process that informs, motivates and helps people to adopt and maintain healthy practices and lifestyles, advocates environmental changes as needed to facilitate this goal and conducts professional trainings and research to the same end. The Joint Committee on Health Education and Promotion Terminology of 2001 defined Health Education as "any combination of planned learning experiences based on sound theories that provide individuals, groups, and communities the opportunity to acquire information and the skills needed to make quality
Contextual Project on Public Health Management 1. Concept of Public Health nursing Public Health Nursing is the science and art preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting physical and mental health and efficiency through organized community effort toward a sanitary environment (Basavantappa 2008). Public health nurse deals with health promotion and prevention by identifying risk population and initiate ways of prevent such identity risk. Broadly public health nursing covers the care of an individual’s families and community as a whole in terms of epidemiology and policies for healthy action. Health is not static is dynamic therefore human being has to adjust to their environment.
“Cultural competence involves understanding values, beliefs, traditions and customs of diverse groups. Health literacy is the degree to which individuals can obtain, process, and understand health information to make health care decisions” (Ingram, 2012, para 1). Besides, “Cultural awareness refers to understanding how a person’s culture may inform their attitudes and actions associated with any behavior” (Class Lecture, 2016). On the other hand, health literacy is the ability for individuals to understand, communicate, acquire necessary information related to health issues, and make the correct decisions. For anyone to be able to communicate their needs related to health problems, he or she would also need to have health literacy skills
The role of a Community Nurse is multi-functional, their goal is to promote health, to help in prolonging life and is essential in preventing and tracking communicable diseases. In addition, they are instrumental in educating the community in risk factors, preventing diseases and promoting self- care. Furthermore, community nurses collaborate with several health providers such as; Doctor’s, the Center for Disease Control (CDC), along with senior centers, environmental control agencies and other, just to name a few.
PART A Introduction Effective interpersonal communication is prerequisite for the interchange of health allied information, the development of therapeutic relationships, accomplishing mutual understanding and applying knowledge to build trust, indeed it is useful in achieving person centred care for health professionals. First of all effective communication is a powerful therapeutic tool and an essential in open-ended and closed questions to make decisions about Mrs Bernardi’s health and achieving positive outcome for health professionals. In addition, therapeutic communication can impact by environmental barriers, also having mindful awareness of prospective barriers, it’s likely to accomplish and minimise the negative effect of these barriers
The Malaysian communities are encouraged to participate together with the support from NGOs and it is seen as an important element in health empowerment. Empowerment is considered as a health enhancing process. WHO defines empowerment as a process of patient taking control over decisions and actions affecting their own health management. There are four components of fundamental on the process of patient empowerment. This is, patient need to have the understanding on their roles, gaining sufficient knowledge,
Objective: At the end of the NUR 201 course, students will be able to outline and analyze the implication of societal directions and social determinants of health on the health of unique, families, groups, and communities (Iwasiw & Goldenberg, 2015). This course objective will provide trends and relevant information about health promotion. It makes nursing students to know and understand what is the purpose of the health promotion and caring. In this case, this course objective is necessary in nursing curriculum because it makes nurses or nursing students to encourage and empowering individual, families, groups, and communities to engage in immunization program, weight loss programs, or any other programs related with the health promotion.
Through this program I hope to learn the fundamentals of community based research, how to advocate for health policy, a most importantly how to educate communities on health. I believe that is the most rewarding thing I can get out of this program. Having the ability, the power, to change someone’s life, by just giving him or her basic health care knowledge is so empowering. Knowing that I changed that life, that because of me hopefully their health will better instead of worsen. Through this program I hope to learn from the community, to learn their experiences, which will allow me to be even more conscious of the disparities they are forced to face, hence causing me to ponder “how can this issue be fixed?”, “what policy can be implemented”?.
The list of the stakeholders along with the funding websites have been provided below in seeking their support and involvements. The rationale for selecting the listed stakeholders are due to their area of focus and responsibility in the community remove health disparities through supporting programs and CBPR initiatives. Moreover, they can help direct, guide, and provide the researchers with questions and answers they need to assess in finding a resolution to their health disparities concerns. Therefore, there are various ways to get the stakeholders included such as 1) conducting a community outreach event, 2) promote the awareness and statistical findings on their social media page, 3) develop social networking to promote partnership and collaboration, 4) attend community and policy-making forum conferences that focus on minority policies developments, and 5) simply draft up CPBR health assessment documents to seek their support, involvements and feedbacks to begin the initiatives (Lehman, Fenza, and Hollinger-Smith, 2013; Minkler & Wallerstein,
This is achieved through applying principles PHC that consist of; Incorporating personal care with health promotion, the prevention of illness, community development that includes equity and equality, access, empowerment, community self-determination and inter-sectoral partnership along with embracing an understanding of the social, economic, cultural and political determinants of