Public Health and Community Based Nursing Discussion

1) As you consider the public health roots and what went into making public health what it is today consider what public health is. Public health is basically a scientific discipline which includes elements such as epidemiology, statistics and assessments of behavioral, cultural and economic factors.

Public health, Community based nursing is focused on health promotion and prevention. It aims to manage acute and chronic conditions when present, with the goal to promote, preserve and maintain health.

As you share the influences and events that shaped public health provide examples…

2) Describe your current knowledge of public health nursing and provide specific examples of public health activities in your community.