BSN4020 Unit 5 Discussion 1 Latest 2017 March
Community and Public Health Nursing
Historically, nurses have made significant contributions to the field of public health. Today, nurses continue to have a key role in identifying and developing plans of care to address local, national, and international health issues. For this discussion, consider the following:
- How do local healthcare decisions and practices impact global health and healthcare delivery?
- Discuss commonalities and barriers to effective healthcare practices at the local, national, and global levels.
- Explain the impact of policies, regulations, and laws on the ability to effectively provide healthcare services for specific populations.
- What organizations serve as resources and how can the information they provide assist us with caring for clients?
- What are your strategies for maintaining current awareness of trends in health concerns and best practices? How might you assist with policy development and implementation related to current health concerns?
Be sure to support your discussion with references to the literature as appropriate. Consider using journal sources in the field of global wellness, disease prevention, and international nursing.
Respond to at least one of your peers, offering constructive feedback or opportunities for further discussion.