Provide the basis and rationale for clinical interventions in Community Health Nursing
Required Textbooks and Other Course Materials:* Stanhope, Marcia and Lancaster, Jeanette. (2016) Public Health Nursing, Population-Centered Health Care in the Community (9th edition). Saint Louis, Missouri: Elsevier.
escription of Major Assignments and Examinations Overview of Community Assessment: A community assessment provides the basis and rationale for clinical interventions in Community Health Nursing. Community Health Nurses assess the community by using the nursing process. Nurses gather subjective and objective date, cluster the data into meaningful information, prioritize community health needs, develop Community Health Nursing Diagnoses, create interventions to address those needs, and evaluate the effectiveness of the interventions implemented. To gain a complete assessment of the community several kinds of data are needed: