describe basic concepts/principles of community/public health.

Question description

This discussion board is aligned with the module objective “describe basic concepts/principles of community/public health.”

As part of the discussion you will:

  • Compare and contrast community health/public health nursing practice with hospital base nursing practice in terms of core functions and essentials services

Your initial post must be posted before you can view and respond to colleagues, must contain minimum of two (2) references, in addition to examples from your personal experiences to augment the topic. The goal is to make your post interesting and engaging so others will want to read/respond to it. Synthesize and summarize from your resources in order to avoid the use of direct quotes, which can often be dry and boring. No direct quotes are allowed in the discussion board posts.

Initial Post: Minimum of two (2) total references: one (1) from required course materials and one (1) from peer-reviewed references.

Minimum 200 words excluding references (approximately one (1) page)


Read the following chapters from the required course text book:

  • Chapter 3: Thinking Upstream: Nursing Theories and Population-Focused Practice
  • Chapter 4: Health Promotion and Risk Reduction
  • Chapter 6: Community Assessment
  • Chapter 7: Community Health Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation

2Question description

In this APA style paper, will evaluate Leininger’s Cultural Care Diversity and Universality Theory, and Pender’s Health Promotion Model in the areas of nursing, person, health, and environment. Furthermore, will address each theorist’s key concepts, will determine if the two nursing theorists selected are relevant in today’s nursing practice. Finally, will compare and contrast the two theorists in regards to their key concepts.

This APA style nursing theorist paper must have relevant headings as per required guidelines and Rubrics.