Ch. 1 Community-Oriented Nursing and Community-Based Nursing – Flashcards

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Aggregate
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A population group
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Assessment
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Systematic data collection about a population. includes monitoring the population's health status and providing information about the health of the community
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Assurance
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The public health role of making sure that essential community-oriented health services are available
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Community
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people and the relationships that emerge among them as they develop and use in common some agencies and institutions and share a physical environment
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Community-based
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occurs outside an institution. services are provided to individuals and families in a community
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Community-based nursing
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the provision of acute care and care for chronic health problems to individuals and families in the community
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Community health nursing
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nursing practice in the community, with the primary focus on the health care of individuals, families, and groups in a community. The goal is to preserve, protect, promote, or maintain health
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Community-oriented nursing
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nursing that has as its primary focus the health care of either the community or a population of individuals, families, and groups
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Community-oriented practice
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broader in scope than community-based practice. a form of care in which the nurse provides health care after doing a community diagnosis to determine what conditions need to be altered so that individuals, families, and groups in the community to stay healthy
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Policy development
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providing leadership in developing policies that support the health of the population
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population
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a collection of people who share one or more personal or environmental characteristics
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population-focused
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emphasizes populations who live in a community
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population-focused practice
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the core of public health, a practice that emphasizes health protection, health promotion, and disease prevention of a population
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Primary health care services
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both primary care and public health services that are designed to meet the basic needs of people in communities at an affordable cost
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public health
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community efforts designed to prevent disease and promote health. it can be what members of society do collectively to ensure conditions that support health
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public health nursing
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a specialty of nursing that synthesizes nursing, social, and public health sciences to provide care to populations
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secondary health care services
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services designed to detect and treat disease in the early acute stage
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subpopulations
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subsets of the population who share similar characteristics. for example, people older than 65 who live in a residential home would be subpopulation of a larger population of older persons in the community
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tertiary health care services
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services designed to limit the progression of disease or disability
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Aggregate
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A population group
question
Assessment
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Systematic data collection about a population. includes monitoring the population's health status and providing information about the health of the community
question
Assurance
answer
The public health role of making sure that essential community-oriented health services are available
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Community
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people and the relationships that emerge among them as they develop and use in common some agencies and institutions and share a physical environment
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Community-based
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occurs outside an institution. services are provided to individuals and families in a community
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Community-based nursing
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the provision of acute care and care for chronic health problems to individuals and families in the community
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Community health nursing
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nursing practice in the community, with the primary focus on the health care of individuals, families, and groups in a community. The goal is to preserve, protect, promote, or maintain health
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Community-oriented nursing
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nursing that has as its primary focus the health care of either the community or a population of individuals, families, and groups
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Community-oriented practice
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broader in scope than community-based practice. a form of care in which the nurse provides health care after doing a community diagnosis to determine what conditions need to be altered so that individuals, families, and groups in the community to stay healthy
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Policy development
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providing leadership in developing policies that support the health of the population
question
population
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a collection of people who share one or more personal or environmental characteristics
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population-focused
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emphasizes populations who live in a community
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population-focused practice
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the core of public health, a practice that emphasizes health protection, health promotion, and disease prevention of a population
question
Primary health care services
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both primary care and public health services that are designed to meet the basic needs of people in communities at an affordable cost
question
public health
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community efforts designed to prevent disease and promote health. it can be what members of society do collectively to ensure conditions that support health
question
public health nursing
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a specialty of nursing that synthesizes nursing, social, and public health sciences to provide care to populations
question
secondary health care services
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services designed to detect and treat disease in the early acute stage
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subpopulations
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subsets of the population who share similar characteristics. for example, people older than 65 who live in a residential home would be subpopulation of a larger population of older persons in the community
question
tertiary health care services
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services designed to limit the progression of disease or disability