Today, C/PHNs are faced with a multiplicity of population-based health problems within the community. Such public health problems as the quality of a communityâ€™s drinking water; the outbreak of Zika virus in the US; caring for returning veterans; an aging and more diverse population; as well as a major heroin epidemic further increase the burden on communities, services, and resources. One of the core competencies for Public Health Nursing is the ability to describe the characteristics of a population-based health problem.
- 1. Identify the population-based health problem you chose for your community.
- Do uncontrolled hypertension in Hispanics population in my community
- 2. Describe the steps a C/PHN would take to address your communityâ€™s population-based health problem.
3. Clearly present your perspective and well-informed thoughts based on personal professional growth, new insights/ideas, ethical considerations, and citations from your text and other sources.