Describe The Characteristics Of Community Health Nursing Essay

1508 Words Nov 18th, 2016 7 Pages
T.O.
The SNS will collaborate with other health care providers and consumers in promoting the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, and communities.
L.O. #1 Describe the characteristics of community health nursing.
L.O. #2 Apply the roles of the professional nurse to community settings.
L.O. #6 Assess factors that affect family health and its impact on individuals, families and aggregates in their community.
L.O. #8 Assess a selected community and develop a plan to address health problems in the community
Description
Lansdale Catholic High School is located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. It is a secondary school that is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia. There is one nurse in the building every day. There are 4 nurses that work at Lansdale Catholic High School throughout the week. The RN I am with is named Karen Cleary. She is an extraordinary woman. I think she is perfect for the job as a school nurse because she is extremely intelligent and kind hearted. Karen is here on Mondays and Wednesdays. Sue is here on Tuesday 's, Melissa is here on Thursdays and Marissa is here on Fridays. They are staffed very well here, I remember having some days at my high school when the nurse wasn 't there on certain days. The nurse is responsible for 700 students.
To start off the description of the office setting, there 's a little waiting area for the students to sign in and wait outside the nurse 's office. The waiting area leads right into the nurse’s…

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