Community Health Essay

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  • Community Health Assessment of a Community

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    Community assessment and analysis Presentation Red group Interview with Community health Nurse Essex County New Jersey Demographic of Essex County Essex County is located in the North eastern part of new jersey. The history of Essex county dates back to 1666 when 30 families from Connecticut established settlement along the banks of Passaic river. Essex County was officially established in 1682 by east jersey legislature. Essex County is

  • Community Health

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    Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing Joanna Carreon Western Governors University The town of Colma is located in San Mateo County within the state of California. Colma was established on August 5, 1924. It has an elevation of 100 feet above sea level, and measures 1.91 square miles. Population Economic Status Assessment The Population Economic Status Assessment tool assisted in obtaining statistical facts about the population

  • Community Intervention Plan For Children's Mental Health

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    Community Intervention Plan Mother’s mental health plays a key role on effective parenting and social engagement (Hartas, 2014, p. 18). Implementing a community assessment allows for observations, issues to be brought forward and interventions to take place (Stamler & Yiu, 2008, pg. 216). Public health nurses need to continually observe communities, reflect on observations and implement strategies to improve the health conditions within the allotted community. Specifically, in the Hillside-Quadra

  • Community Health

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    Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing Hillsborough County, Florida is the 4th largest county in Florida. It is comprised of 1,048 square miles of land and 24 square miles of inland water area for a total of 1,072 square miles located midway along the west coast of Florida. It has a diverse culture of people cohabitating in a large community. Assessing the community allows you to see a broader picture of diversity and layers of multicultural issues that affect

  • The Role Of Community Gardens Function With Health, Food, And Communities

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    The Role of Community Gardens How Do Community Gardens Function with Health, Food, and Communities Mariana Gozalo Virginia Commonwealth University Abstract Community gardens have been becoming more popular throughout the years because they provide fresh produce to the population of close neighborhoods. They are able to give the less fortunate access to healthy foods, and able to donate produce to food pantries. There have been studies that research how communities’ gardens have impacted

  • Functional Health Patterns Community Assessment

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    ------------------------------------------------- Functional Health Patterns Community Assessment Guide * Functional Health Pattern (FHP) Template Directions: This FHP template is to be used for organizing community assessment data in preparation for completion of your collaborative learning community (CLC) assignment. Address every bulleted statement in each section with data or rationale for deferral. You may also add additional bullet points if applicable to your community. Value/Belief Pattern Predominant

  • The Importance Of Health Care In The Community

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    Nurses have always cared about people, families and communities in their practice. Recently, there has been an increase in the number of nurses working outside the hospital, mainly in community settings that focus on individuals and families. There is also a growing emphasis on community-centered nursing care with the community as a client. The growth of a healthy community is a lifelong process, which requires constant nutrition and persistence. (Plianbangchang, 2014).Everyone has a role to play

  • The Health And Fitness Program At Sandhills Community College

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    Garrett Cooper, he holds an Associate in Applied Science in Automotive Technology. Currently, he is in the Health and Fitness Program at Sandhills Community College. Garrett works at Unilever – a company that produces health care products. Garrett also went through the Certified Production Training Program at SCC and landed a job at Unilever. Garrets contend that education in the community college will advance along with technology (e.g., more online classes, and less face-to-face classes). Garrett

  • The Health Of The Community- Public Health

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    1) Factors that Influence the Health of the Community- Public health seeks to prevent environmental conditions such as: Asbestos exposure, lead exposure, radon exposure, mercury exposure, radioactivity and radiation, ground and surface water contamination, contaminated and abandoned wells, food- borne and waterborne disease, air contamination (second- hand smoke, molds, carbon monoxide, etc.), public health nuisances (e.g., animal control, noise pollution), occupational disease (e.g., farmer 's lung

  • The Importance Of Personal Health And Community Health

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    mobility. According to World Health Organization, “health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.” Health has two categories, personal health and community health. “Personal health is the decision that one makes that affects their own health while community health is for a population or a group of people to protect their health rather than an individual.” Based on how personal and community health are defined, obesity is developed