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Why do I need Community health nursing, why is the health care model changing

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1/3 of all hospitals closing by 2020 - merging of hospitals
cost of healthcare - astronomical
no longer dealing with “patient”; dealing with savvy CONSUMER
must know patients narrative “the story”
must learn how to ENGAGE people

2
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Characteristics of Community Health Provider

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We are a GUEST in the COMMUNITY
Be a Role Model
Be Flexible, Adaptable, Organized
Be Patient and Understanding
Be Communicative/Excellent Communication Skills
Practice Autonomy and Collaborative (the pt/consumer)
Be Caring and Compassionate

3
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Terms to know for Community Health

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the community is dealing with people on an individual basis and their families and surrounding community
Public Health - key word Public (population) decisions based on the greater good of the aggregate (not individuals)

4
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houlle and fleece - 3 beliefs shaping the future of healthcare

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How we think about health care
How we deliver health care
The economics of health

5
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new prescription for promotion of health

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gym - exercise

6
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role model of community health

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consumers wont do as I say - do as I do - be a good role model

7
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**view community as our

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Client and Partner

8
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to prevent hospitalization we must provide

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pt education

9
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terms to eliminate from nursing practice

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non-compliant

frequent flyer

10
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what does aggregate refer to

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larger group of people

11
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**4 P’s of public health

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Prevent - Gym
Promote - Understand their story
Protect - Resources/Health/Well-Being
Preserve

12
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number one cause of injury to nurses

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back injury

13
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number one cause of injury to public health nurses

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motor vehicle accidents

14
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***3 things you need to know/factors for home-care nursing qualifying for payment

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Pt must be Home-Bound (extraordinary measures to get pt out of the house)
Their must be a Skilled Need (wound care, education)
Intermittent Care

15
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**number one principle in educating a patient

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must learn from the patient - what do they already know?

meeting the patient where they are at that moment

16
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before beginning pt education in the schools what do you need to know

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developmental level/milestones of the age your working with - engaging materials
know resources available (American Dental Assoc)

17
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number 1 reason you are admitted to the hospital

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24 hr nursing care

18
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number 1 skill as a RN

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assessment (Environmental, Physical/patient-hygiene, Cognition/how are you)

19
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what is a windshield survey/what will you see

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surveying/seeing my environment
people (nationalities)
businesses (economy)
homes (condition)
recreate (where can children play)
religion
20
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people cannot be healthy if

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they’re not living in a a healthy community (work and recreate in - is not healthy)

21
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safety issues in the hospital

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falls - clutter (rugs number 1 cause of falls in the home)

22
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what is the iceberg effect

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5-10 percent is surface - 90 percent is below the surface (this is where we find what is really going on)