- Describe how individuals are influenced by social, economic, ethical, and religious factors when making health related decisions.
- Define Cultural Competence.
- Consider how the nurse’s personal culture and beliefs could negatively impact his or her ability to care for an individual. What strategies should nurses employ to ensure equitable care and attitudes? Provide several examples.
- What ethical issues are related to the care of people with disabilities?
- Describe how rural aggregates are at risk and the priority needs and nursing actions for this population.
- Describe some of the most common types of mental illnesses encountered in community settings and why this population is at risk. What issues do they face?
- Describe the role of the nurse in primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of violence.
- Discuss the types of substance use disorders. Explain how substance use disorders impact individuals, families, and communities. How does the community health nurse care for this population?
- The homeless population is vulnerable to health disparities; explain who fits into this population, the associated health risks, and what strategies can be implemented to assist this aggregate.
- What health issues are military veterans at risk for?
- Describe in one to two sentences how each of following populations is at risk and an associated nursing action:
Senior Citizens- Objective Essay
Sexual or Gender Minorities-
- Explain different factors affecting health and wellness in various settings such as schools, faith community and correctional setting.
- Describe the roles and responsibilities of occupational health nursing.
- Describe the role of case management nursing and how nurse case managers utilize the nursing process.
- Explain the purpose of hospice care and how it is different from palliative care.
- Give 2-3 examples of activities that a school nurse might engage in at each level of prevention.
- List examples (7 each) of Natural and Man-made Disasters.
- Outline the stages of a disaster and related stages of disaster management.
- Consider a disaster event that occurred in your community. Describe mitigating factors and how you or your family prepared for this disaster.
- Building on your answer to number 4, what response actions did you witness following the disaster? Identify federal, state, local, and volunteer responses. Were any changes made as a result of this disaster? What were they and at what level were they made?
- Describe the impact of a disaster on a community. How does it affect people during and immediately after the disaster? Consider basic necessities and comforts or luxuries. What is the impact days, weeks, months, or even years after?
- List potential bioterrorist chemical and biological agents.
- How does disease reporting and tracking in public health nursing and epidemiology play a role in bioterrorism, and in global health?
- Explain the steps in a rapid triage assessment during a mass-casualty event. How and why is this method used?
- Consider the following vulnerable populations and describe specific potential concerns in a disaster situation:
- Senior citizens-
- Mentally Ill-
- Veterans- Objective Essay