Neighborhood/Community Safety Inventory
Disaster Assessment and Planning Guide
What is a Primary Prevention?
The Community Health Nursing practicum requires a field project. The project focuses on primary prevention. Primary prevention is the prevention of disease, injury, disability or premature death before they occur.
Population Health Scavenger Hunt
1. Interpret the collected data using concepts of epidemiology and health determinants (e.g., birth rate, death rate, rates of disease, morbidity).
Health & Wellness – Los Angeles Times
A. Opening example: Musculoskeletal pain in overweight and obese children.
B. What is the Obesity Disease?
C. What are the factors that lead to Obesity? (Paediatric obesity: Treands and Causes)
D. How many people are getting obesity? (The rate)
Here is your short essay on diabetes
First Steps in Choosing a Field Project Topic
First, consider what might be an issue of public health concern in your own community. The pertinent questions to consider are:
What is the biggest contributor to disease (morbidity) and premature death (mortality) in your community?
What are the controversial community health concerns discussed in your local newspaper?
What do you believe people in your community are most concerned about related to health?
What is generating the most visits to the emergency room or hospital admission in your community?
What do you believe is reducing the quality of life in your community?