Examine the strengths and weaknesses of your local health care delivery system..
LOCAL HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM”
The discussion board is aligned with the module objective “Develop the implementation of population-focused care through the nursing process, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills.” After completing the assigned reading for module 4, consider the healthcare delivery system in your community.
As part of the discussion you will:
> Examine the strengths and weaknesses of your local health care delivery system.
Locate your local health department. If you live in a small community, look in the county seat. You may find the information online, or you may need to visit. Include the following information in your initial post: (Do not copy and paste directly from the website – Use your own words)
> Name of health department, location (address), phone number
> Mission of the health department
> Brief history of the health department
>Name and credentials of the health commissioner
> Describe the services provided by the health department
> Description of the role of the public health nurse in community health
> Description of the health department’s emergency planning components
> What health services are not provided that the student believes should be added
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Title Community/Public Health Nursing
Author Mary A. Nies; Melanie McEwen
Publisher Elsevier – Health Sciences Division
Publication Date October 1, 2018
Chapter 11: The Health Care System
Chapter 12: Economics of Life