Public, Family, and Community Health –
In this assignment, write a 2-3 page paper that responds to the following:
- Review three to four different public and community agencies that serve clients where you live.
- Explain how two of these agencies provide population focused practice. Identify the populations they serve and discuss the services they provide.
- Contrast these agencies in terms of the type of agency (such as serving the poor, children, veterans, elderly, etc.) and the differences in the services provided.
- Examine the two agencies, and discuss at least one challenge each might have in providing these services.
This assignment must have accurate spelling and grammar and use APA Editorial Format for sources and reference
In this initial entry into your Nurse E-Portfolio for this course, you will be exploring the role and also the responsibilities of providing care to clients and populations in public and community settings. Using the e-portfolio format, answer the following questions. Make sure you spend some time thinking about the answers to these questions before writing.
- What is the difference between caring for clients in the community versus caring for them in an acute care setting such as a hospital?
- What behaviors and attitudes are necessary to be an effective public/community health nurse?
- Who do you think you might be working with in the community to achieve healthy outcomes?