Theories, principles, and strategies of population-based health care are used to design, implement, and evaluate services and plans of care to promote, maintain, and restore health in a defined population. Students focus on population aggregates in structured or unstructured settings across care environments. Strategies to evaluate health outcomes and costs of care are emphasized.
Evaluate the community resources to assist in the resolution of community health problems.
Formulating a Community Health Program
Determine interventions to formulate and influence policies that affect the health of a community.
Formulate measurable outcome objectives.
Advanced Methods of Data Collection for Community Health Assessment
Analyze existing health care databases.
Categorize different sources of community health data.
Critically analyze community assessment data to determine the level of a community's health.
Define the term needs assessment and analyze the different steps in this process.
Use of Models in Health Assessment and Promotion
Apply principles of epidemiology, demography, research, and levels of prevention to the identified aggregate.
Explain the importance of working with the community to establish priority health needs.
Synthesize the model of health promotion into the practice of community health nursing.
Advanced Community Health Concepts
Describe the concept of community as client.
Explain the constructs of the three levels of prevention.
Compare and contrast community and aggregate.
Evaluate major concepts of population-based health.
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