Community-Based Nursing Opportunities in CBN practice
Class Activities • Newspaper clipping (RN opportunities) Ch. 1; slide 5 • Healthy People 2010 (focus areas/agency) Ch. 1; slide 7 • Levels of prevention (Examples/presentation) Ch.1; slide 4 • Weblinks (point of interest/share) Ch. 1; slide 3
Introduction • ANA (What is their objective?) • Health Promotion and Illness Prevention • Primary health care (give examples) • Secondary health care (give examples) • Tertiary health care (give examples) • Tri-Council: (Who is involved? What is focus?)
Levels of Prevention Choose the appropriate level for each example: Home health for bedbound persons Immunizations Chemotherapy Cardiac rehabilitation Exercise program for outpatient stroke patients Glucose testing for diabetes at Walgreens Better outcomes r/t diet and exercise Advocating for legislation Developing health programs to treat obesity Developing nutrition education for school kids Screening school-age kids for cholesterol
Education Focus • Settings: opportunities for RN • Choose from below: ADN or BSN (which one?) home health company health department elementary school outpatient surgery clinic
Community Nurses • CHN (give examples) • CBN (give examples)
National Health Goals • Healthy People 2010 (think promotion) • Goal 1: Increase quality & years of healthy life. • Goal 2: Eliminate health disparities. • Who is the lead agency in your community that monitors the objectives of Healthy People 2010? • Priority areas: Access, Cancer, Oral Health, Tobacco use, etc…. • Requires: collaboration, guidance, monitor progress. • Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS): developed first health goals.