nursing discussion 45


Community health nurses’ practice in a variety of settings. Choose one of the following CH settings and describe what you have learned about the setting and the role(s) of the nurse in that setting (see Nies & McEwen, 2019, Chapters 30-34).

Please do not choose occupational health nursing for this discussion

• Correctional nursing

• Home health nursing

• School Nursing

• Forensic nursing

• Hospice nursing

• Faith community nursing

Next study levels of prevention in this week’s lesson (primary, secondary, and tertiary). Note that the term primary is used differently than in normal conversation.

  • Describe one of the levels of prevention and discuss how a community health nurse (CHN) in the setting you discussed can implement this level of prevention.

Required textbook:

  • Textbook: Nies, M. A., & McEwen, M. (2019). Community/Public health nursing: Promoting the health of populations (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier.