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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Philippines

Learn about the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Philippines
Community Organizing Participatory Action Research (COPAR)

Community Organizing Participatory Action Research (COPAR)

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.
Nursing Home Visit

Nursing Home Visit

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.

Family Nursing Care Plan: Assessment & Diagnoses in Family Nursing Practice

The family nursing process is the same nursing process as applied to the family, the unit of care in the community.
DOH Maternal Health Program

DOH Maternal Health Program

The Maternal Health Program is a set of actions and services administered by the DOH to aid women before, during and after pregnancy.
Food Fortification Program in the Philippines (RA 8976)

Food Fortification Program in the Philippines (RA 8976)

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.
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Primary Health Care (PHC) in the Philippines

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.
Levels-of-Health-Care-Referral-System

Levels of Health Care Referral System

There are 3 different levels of health care system which are primary, secondary, and tertiary. In this post, you'll get to know more about these health care systems.
Community-Immersion-Program-Format

Community Immersion Program Documentation Format

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.
Bag-Technique

Bag Technique in Nursing

The bag technique is a tool by which the nurse, during her visit will enable her to perform a nursing procedure with ease and deftness, to save time and effort with the end view of rendering effective nursing care to clients.

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5 Deep Vein Thrombosis Nursing Care Plans

5 Deep Vein Thrombosis Nursing Care Plans

The nursing care plan for the client with deep vein thrombosis include: providing information regarding disease condition, treatment, and prevention; assessing and monitoring anticoagulant therapy; providing comfort measures; positioning the body and encouraging exercise; maintaining adequate tissue perfusion; and preventing complications.