Community Health Nursing: Unit Two

Community Health Nursing Community health nursing is a huge umbrella term with many different roles and specialties. Some specialties in community health include home health nursing, public health nursing, mental health nursing, occupational nursing, school nursing, and correctional nursing (works with inmates). Forensic nursing is a new category that works with emergency departments. Parish nurse…

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Community Nursing Explained: Unit One

Community Nursing applies to all nurses who work in, as well as with the community in a variety of areas such as public health, home health, and occupational health. First adopted in 2003, The Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice has reinforced community nursing as a specialty field of practice within nursing. This form…

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The Long History of Mental Health

Mental Health has been an evolutionary topic of interest for centuries. History on mental health, dates all the way back to the 12th century, but has been around since the beginning of time. Although mental health has revolutionized and has become better understood, it wasn’t until the late 19th century that all Provinces in Canada.…

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