[Answered] NR443-63959 Modules Week 4: Healthy People Objectives for Community Settings

Week 4: Healthy People Objectives for Community Settings.

Community health nurses practice in a variety of settings. Choose one of the following CH settings and describe what you have learned about the setting and the role(s) of the nurse in that setting (see Nies & McEwen, 2015, Chapters 29–33).

  • School nursing
  • Occupational health nursing
  • Faith-based or parish nursing
  • Home health nursing
  • Hospice nursing
  • Forensic nursing
  • Correctional nursing

The federal government developed Healthy People as a set of national health objectives that are revised every 10 years. These objectives are very specific in order to guide and measure our nation’s progress related to public health. Please visit http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/ (Links to an external site.). Click on a topic area that relates to a role you chose to discuss. Click on the green Objectives tab in that topic area to choose one Healthy People 2020 objective.

  • Discuss one specific, numbered Healthy People 2020 objective (not a goal) related to this community health role.
  • How could a community health nurse help meet this objective?

Introduction to Healthy People 2020 website (Links to an external site.) is an aid to help you navigate the HP 2020 website.

Nies, M. A., & McEwen, M. (2015). Community/Public health nursing: Promoting the health of populations (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2016). Healthy People 2020: Topics & Objectives. Retrieved from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/

 

Solution

Our lesson this week discussed the many different settings a nurse can work in in the community (Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2017). One setting where nurses can be found are in the schools where they play a very important role in the health of children. The nurse can administer medications and can provide vision and hearing screenings…………………. purchase the link to access the answer @ $9.99