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  • Approximately 60 minutes

  • 1 Module

Public Health Nursing Orientation 1: Public Health


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First in a series. Topics covered include: Definition of Public Health, History and Achievements of Public Health, How Public Health Works, Healthy People 2010 and Health Indicators, Public Health Structure, Community Assessment

Training Topics:
• Definition of Public Health
• History and Achievements of Public Health
• How Public Health Works
• Healthy People 2010 and Health Indicators
• Public Health Structure
• Community Assessment

(applies to all trainings in Public Health Nursing series)
• Analytic/Assessment Skills
• Communication Skills
• Cultural Competency Skills
• Community Dimensions of Practice Skills

Learning Objectives

 By the end of this section, a participant will be able to:

  • Recognize two characteristics of public health.
  • Identify Healthy People 2010 and at least three of its leading health indicators.
  • Discuss the different types of prevention in public health.
  • Describe three basic steps involved in a community assessment.

(applies to all trainings in Public Health Nursing series)

• Nurses (general)
• Nurses (public health)
• Public Health Staff (general)
• State or local public health workers
• Trainers

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