Presentation on theme: "COMMUNITY-BASED NURSING PRACTICE Presented by Lindy Peterson, RN."— Presentation transcript:
COMMUNITY-BASED NURSING PRACTICE Presented by Lindy Peterson, RN
References McEwen, M. (2002). Community-based nursing: An introduction (2nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Saunders. Chapter 1: Opportunities in Community-Based Nursing Practice
Competencies for Ch 1 Opportunities in Community 1. Briefly describe community-based nursing 2. Verbalize the importance of community-based nursing 3. List and describe 10 community-based employment opportunities for LPNs
WHAT IS COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE? Community Health Care: care provided to people who live within a specific geographical area or have common needs. Designed to meet the needs of the patient as he/she moves among healthcare settings with in the healthcare system. Community Health Nursing: focus is on the individual and family healthcare needs.