Review the Week 5 Case Study found in Doc Sharing.
You will continue in your role as a nurse with your local health department. Examine your online lesson, assigned readings, and visit The Community Guide website:.thecommunityguide.org/”>http://www.thecommunityguide.org/ to explore interventions related to violence or excess alcohol use. Choose one evidence-based intervention that is recommended, and present this intervention to the task force.
- Summarize this intervention and and discuss the community health nurse’s role in implementing this strategy.
- Describe whether it is considered a primary, secondary, or tertiary prevention strategy and include your rationale (see Nies & McEwen, 2015, Chapter 1, p. 7 for a review of levels of prevention).
Community Preventive Services Task Force. (2014). The Community Guide. Retrieved from .thecommunityguide.org/”>http://www.thecommunityguide.org/
Nies, M. A., & McEwen, M. (2015). Community/Public health nursing: Promoting the health of populations (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier.
Disaster and Communicable Disease Preparedness (graded)
Preparing for disasters or communicable disease outbreaks is an important part of public health nursing. Visit the website .ready.gov/”>http://www.ready.gov and .ready.gov/pandemic”>http://www.ready.gov/pandemic. Review the steps for being prepared for a disaster or pandemic.
- As a community health nurse, what elements do you think are important to stress to the community?
- How well is your community prepared for a potential outbreak or disaster?
Federal Emergency Management Agency. (2014). Ready: Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.Retrieved from .ready.gov/”>http://www.ready.gov/
Federal Emergency Management Agency. (2014). Pandemic.Retrieved from .ready.gov/pandemic”>http://www.ready.gov/pandemic