Topics regarding community health nursing, COPAR, Family Nursing Care Plans, Family Analysis, DOH Programs
COPAR or Community Organizing Participatory Action Research is a vital part of public health nursing. COPAR aims to transform the apathetic, individualistic and voiceless poor into dynamic, participatory and politically responsive community. Learn more about COPAR here.
The home visit is a family-nurse contact which allows the health worker to assess the home and family situations in order to provide the necessary nursing care and health related activities. In performing this activity, it is essential to prepare a plan of visit to meet the needs of the client and achieve the best results of desired outcomes.
The family nursing process is the same nursing process as applied to the family, the unit of care in the community.
The Food Fortification Program is the Philippine government's response to the growing micronutrient malnutrition, which has been prevalent in the country for the past several years.
Primary Health Care (PHC) is an essential health care made universally acceptable to individuals and families in the community by means acceptable to them through their full participation and at a cost that the community and country and can afford at every stage of development.
Infants are the most vulnerable to different types of diseases in the Philippines. Health statistics suggests that Filipino children are predominantly afflicted with infectious diseases and nutritional problems. Because of different circumstances, these diseases should be given priority by policymakers and health program planners. Below are tables that depicts that different causes of mortality to infants.
Community immersion is an activity by a nurse, wherein they live in the community and feels what is like to be there. Typically, a student nurse will live with a family in the community. Nurses eat what the family or community eat, do what they do and observe their way of life to better understand them and making plans for changes or improvement later on.
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