Community and Public Nursing Reflection Paper

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Community and Public Health Nursing Reflection Lorraine Gambino NUR/405 May 6, 2013 Bonnie Schoettle Community and Public Health Nursing Reflection Incorporating preventative recommendations into clinical work can be a complicated and multidimensional obligation. According to Silva, Cashman, Kunte, & Candib, “addressing preventative recommendation alone for patients in a typical day requires in excess of 7.4 hours” (2012). Health care providers are also aware that within the community centers, chronic medical conditions inconsistently afflict low-income and minority inner city residents. However, practitioners understand their public duties to address issues. The nature of family and community-based means that nurses and…show more content…
is living in an area were the crime rate is at a median of 29, compared to overall rating out of 100, were 100 is safest. While visiting the community it could not be helped but noticed the high number of homeless individuals that were roaming around the parks and community churches. There was as particular church that was a mile away from the A’s house that had a long line of people lined up for a warm meal, some appeared to be cleaned shaven, while others it was obvious that they had been worn out from the elements and long exposure to the harsh environment. Family A is a family that has been living in the community since each member had been born, and has a strong connection with their city. Up front they appear to be a close nit, loving family who has a strong faith in GOD and often quote scriptures. However they are struggling behind close doors where only their closest family members really know and understand their struggles. Father and Mother both had an addiction problem early in their marriage and have since over the course of thirty years have been able to defeat their addiction. The issue that is facing them today is with their two adult children who are living at home with them and do not contribute to the household financially. Both of the adult children are currently battling drug and alcohol addiction and both are single parents of children under the age of five. They both have claimed that they are struggling with
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