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COMMUNITY

HEALTH NURSING
GAISERICA LEA MAE M SALIC-O
COLLEGE OF NURSING
UNIVERSITY OF THE CORDILLERAS
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING

I. Course Title : COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING I


(Individual and Family as Clients)

II. Course Code : NCM 104A

III. Course Description : The course focuses on the care of the individual and family as
clients utilizing concepts and principles in community
health nursing.

IV. Course Credit : 3 units (102 *)


V. Placement : Second Year, First Semester
VI. Pre-requisite : Health Assessment, Fundamentals of Nursing, Health Education
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING

I. UC-PVMO
PHILOSOPHY : UC believes that education is the foundation of a progressive nation in
the rearing of the youth towards civil efficiency and the development of
moral character that the benefits of higher education should be made
accessible to everyone who deserves it.

VISION : UC envision itself as a community of scholars aggressively involved in


the pursuit of knowledge who help preserve
Filipino culture and values to act positively by training then to think
critically and creatively.
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I. UC-PVMO
MISSION : UC’s mission is to provide functional knowledge and skills,
dynamic interaction and leadership in various disciplines for a
better quality of life.

UCIAN ATTRIBUTES : 1. Professionally competent


2. Critical thinker
3. Collaborative
4. Communication proficient
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Definition, Concepts & Principles


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HEALTH
• WHO:
>> “state of complete physical, mental,
and social well-being, not merely the absence
of disease or infirmity”
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Factors:

• Political
>> Political jurisdiction has the power and authority
to regulate the environment
 safety
 oppression
 people empowerment
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Factors:

• Behavioral
>> habits
 smoking
 intake of alcoholic drinks
 substance abuse
 lack of exercise
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Factors:

• Hereditary
>> Early knowledge of the genetic risks makes it
possible to anticipate and counteract genetic
outcomes, as when knowledge of incompatible Rh
factors in the paternal genes enable the medical team
to prepare for necessary therapeutic intervention
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Factors:

• Health Care Delivery System


>> primary health care is a partnership
approach to the effective provision of essential health
services that are community based, accessible,
acceptable, sustainable and affordable.
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Factors:
• Environmental Influences
 pollution

 communicable diseases due to:


 poor sanitation
 poor garbage collection
 smoking
 air pollution
 utilization of chemicals such as pesticides
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Factors:

• Socio-economic Influence
>> Families from the lower income
groups
>> Middle and upper income groups
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• WHO Expert Committee of Nursing


>> Public Health Nursing : special field of nursing that combines the
skills of nursing as a “Special field of nursing that combines the skills of
nursing, public health and some phases of social assistance and functions
as part of the total public health program for the promotion of health, the
improvement of the conditions in the social and physical environment,
rehabilitation of illness and disability.”
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING

•Jacobson:
>> Community Health Nursing : is a learned practice discipline
with the ultimate goal of contributing, as individuals and in
collaboration with others, to the promotion of the client’s optimum
level of functioning through teaching and delivery of care.
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• COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING


>> Unique blend of nursing and public health practice woven into a
human service that, properly developed and applied

>> Service rendered by a professional nurse with the community,


groups, families and individuals at home, health centers, in clinics, in
school, in places of work for the promotion of health, prevention of illness,
care of the sick at home and rehabilitation
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COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING

History of Public and Community


Health Nursing
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CONTENTS/TOPICS

I. ASSESSMENT IN FAMILY HEALTH NURSING


PRACTICE

a. Steps in family nursing assessment


 Data collection
 Data analysis
 Nursing diagnoses: family Nursing Problems
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CONTENTS/TOPICS

I. ASSESSMENT IN FAMILY HEALTH NURSING


PRACTICE
b. The Typology of Nursing Problems in Family
Health Care
 Assessment Data Base in Family Nursing Practice
 Typology of Nursing Problems in Family Nursing Practice
a. 1st level assessment
b. 2nd level assessment
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