NU450 Public Health Nursing - Population-Centered Healthcare in the community

NU450: Unit 3 – Discussion

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Discussion Topic: Community as Client: Assessment and Analysis (Case Study)

Alan T. is a public health nurse and a member of a committee assigned to assess the health care needs of a population at risk for poor health outcomes. The group recognized that early detection and prompt treatment resulted in improved outcomes and less costly care. The committee’s purpose is to make suggestions to the health department and county officials about how to intervene and improve the population’s health.

Based on the case study above, please address the following:

Select a condition related to a health problem or chronic disease and describe interventions for the problem across the five foci of health-related and illness-based interventions. These foci include: health promotion, specific prevention, early detection, disability limitation, and rehabilitation.

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