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A Textbook of Community Health Nursing for Post Basic B. Sc Nursing Students. Book · January with 20, Reads. Publisher: First. Publisher. Community health nursing is essential particularly at this point in time because it maximizes the health status of individuals, families, groups and the community. Community health care nursing / edited by David Sines, Mary Saunders, Janice Forbes-Burford. — 4th ed. (accessed 5.

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Includes new chapters on Advanced Nursing Practice and competence assessment, modernised primary healthcare workforce and workforce change, Commissioning, and user and public engagement. Reviews " An excellent introduction to community nursing, giving a broad overview of many fields and specialism this book provides an ideal starting point for further study in your chosen field.

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Email or Customer ID. The syllabus was revised in Public Health Nursing started in Ghana in about They were not trained PHN.

Their duties were as follows:- Visit the children who were receiving treatment at the hospital in their homes. Assist the health sisters in running Child Welfare Clinic at the hospital.. Give talk on hygiene in the homes. In , two assistant health visitors with no proper training accompanied the health inspectors in their daily house to house inspection. Cadbury and Fry Trading Company paid their salaries.

They also ran mobile clinics in the surrounding villages. During this period child welfare clinic was organized in Kumasi, Osu and Kpando.

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They took carte of minor ailments, well babies and antenatal. The common ailments treated at that time were yaws, scabies and malnutrition. In , Health Visiting was published in the gazette. Nurses educated mothers on the importance of growth monitoring and immunization. Initially clinics were held in churches, schools, market places and cinema halls. These effort yielded positive results, mothers enjoyed food demonstration and attendance kept increasing.

The health visitors distributed Tab Quinine and skimmed milk to clients. In one of the pioneers in the person of the late Mrs. Samara Signge was sent for the tutorship course at the Royal College in London.

She returned in and started the one year Public Health programme at the P.

Korle Bu. The syllabus was the same as that of the royal college of nursing. The course did not attract many and the average intake was 10 even though 20 — 30 was expected. Winneba and Oda are piloting the training of Diploma in C.

History of Community Health Nursing in Ghana In other to reduce infant and maternal mortality rate, control communicable diseases, promote and maintain the health of mothers and children.

There was the need to train more public health nurses PHNS to work at the various health facilities. Caregiver Community nurses cross cultural, language, and literacy boundaries to shape the health and well-being of children and adults.

They provide prenatal care and education for expectant mothers, including information about maternal nutrition, referrals for childbirth classes, and postpartum assistance. They also provide resources for parents to understand proper childhood development and discipline techniques.

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She said working as a public health nurse provides an opportunity to use skills not used in a hospital setting. Future Of Community Health Nursing Healthcare experts say public health has made great strides in the past decades, allowing people to live longer and healthier lives.

The smoking rate is down and more people have health insurance. Health reform efforts have improved the quality of healthcare and slowed the growth rate of medical costs, the U. Even with that, however, the United States falls short of providing equitable access to healthcare, the CDC said. Racial, socioeconomic, and ethnic disparities continue in healthcare, the federal agency said.

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The Association of Public Health Nurses APHN said partnerships between public health nurses, communities, populations, and organizations are essential to the future of public health.Community health nursing is a specialized field of nursing. The PHC reform aimed to improve accessibility, increase the satisfaction of the professionals and users, improve the quality and continuity of care and improve the efficiency of the system 9.

Empowerment for health promotion. They took carte of minor ailments, well babies and antenatal. The Association of Public Health Nurses APHN said partnerships between public health nurses, communities, populations, and organizations are essential to the future of public health.

The aim of the Ladies groups was to popularize sanitary knowledge and devote the people physically, socially, morally and religiously.

Philosophy that people in the community have potential for continued development and are capable of dealing with their own problems if educated and helped. Correia C.

Definition Health: It is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well being of an individual and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity W.