Hesi Topics

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Potential Community Health HESI Topic Areas

These are some additional areas you may want to considering being familiar with:

Ancathosis nigricans
A skin condition characterized by dark, thick, velvety skin in body folds and creases. Most often, acanthosis nigricans affects your armpits, groin and neck.

There's no specific treatment for acanthosis nigricans — but treating any underlying conditions, such as diabetes and obesity, may cause the changes in your skin changes to fade

Characteristics of acanthosis nigricans include:

Skin changes. Skin changes are the only signs of acanthosis nigricans. You'll notice dark, thick, velvety skin in body folds and creases — typically in your armpits, groin and neck. Sometimes the
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These things include referral to prenatal care, encouraging prenatal vitamins, etc. The nurse will NOT tell the parents and things like arranging childcare or teaching breastfeeding are not something the school nurse will be involved in.

Screening – DM - PEDI
Screening priority
Question regarding hypothyroidism and the nurse recognizes that mental dysfunction is a long-term consequence. What is screening priority? Answers included screening for T3 in preschoolers or children (?), iodine screening in people over 60, TSH in women over 45, and T4 in newborns. The answer is T4 in newborns.

Seat belt safety-adolescents
Secondary prevention – tobacco
Secondary prevention - children
Sensitivity of tests
Social organization
If a community health nurse is going into a community to try to develop or implement an intervention, remember one of the key things he/she must do is form a relationship with someone who would be identified as the stakeholder. Stakeholders will be someone who is invested in the health of the community and will be invested in the program to be implemented. They will be vital in the nurse gaining access into the community, the success of the program, and ensuring the sustainability of the program.
If an adolescent goes to the health dept and is
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