Tools for Community Health Nursing Practice

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Tools for Community Health Nursing Practice

Topic 3: Tools for Community Health Nursing Practice


  1. Propose a health promotion plan for a community or population.
  2. Compare vulnerable populations in terms of contributing factors that make them at risk or vulnerable.
  3. Apply strategies to achieve cultural competence in community health promotion.
  4. Examine the role of the nurse as an advocate for vulnerable populations.

Topic 3: DQ1

Compare vulnerable populations. Describe an example of one of these groups in the United States or from another country. Explain why the population is designated as “vulnerable.” Include the number of individuals belonging to this group and the specific challenges or issues involved. Discuss why these populations are unable to advocate for themselves, the ethical issues that must be considered when working with these groups, and how nursing advocacy would be beneficial.


Topic 3: DQ2

How does the community health nurse recognize bias, stereotypes, and implicit bias within the community? How should the nurse address these concepts to ensure health promotion activities are culturally competent? Propose strategies that you can employ to reduce cultural dissonance and bias to deliver culturally competent care. Include an evidence-based article that address the cultural issue. Cite and reference the article in APA format.

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