Time and Health Nursing

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History of Community Nursing Matrix

Complete the matrix with the following concepts, and relate the concepts to two different periods of time in history and the present time:

• Describe each period briefly.
• Clarify the differences during each period with public health nursing and community health nursing. • Describe the key health issues.
• Identify community health partnerships used during this period of time. • Describe how Watson’s Theory of Human Transpersonal Caring is related.

| |Historical time |Nursing role in |Major health issues |Partnerships used |Watson’s theory | | |period |community | | | | |Past period 1 |Florence Nightingale |Florence Nightingale |Infection with bacteria |Nightingale used rich and |Watson’s theory of | | |in 1860 |developed nursing |such as E. coli, |upstanding people in the |caring was based on | | | |programs for students as|Pseudomonas, Staph, |community to help her with |caring for the | | | |well as a form of |blood borne diseases, |her goal of creating more |patients and | | | |nursing where nurses |and airborne disease |schools and promoting |environment. | | | |took care of sick people|from caregivers not |public health nursing. |Nightingale and | | | |within the home. Her |using universal |Most people noticed the |Watson’s vision was | | | |emphasis for this care |precautions with good |problem in the community |related in this way | | | |was on sanitation, |hand washing. |and willing to help, such |because environment | | | |prevention of illnesses,|Sanitation and |as Rathbone Liverpool who |according to them | | | |and the actual education|cleanliness was another |helped create more schools |both is a part of | | | |of nurses caring for the|issue. Nightingale |to educate women in the |healing, and as | | | |sick. |wanted to make sure |community about the |nurses we should pay | | | | |people were in a clean |importance of public health|attention to the | | | | |environment to promote |nursing and the need for |patient, families, | | | | |healing and sanitation |sanitation and promotion of|and the things around| | | | |was an important part of|wellness (Healthline, |them to promote | | | | |her program. |2008). |comfort and | | | | | | |relaxation which in | | | | | | |return helps them to | | | | | | |heal. | |Past period 2 |Lillian Wald in the |Wald was known as the |The health issues were |When she began to...
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