The individual as one member of a group
Individuals and families
Needs of a population
A baccalaureate degree in nursing
Preparation at the basic entry level
The same level of education as the community health nurse
A graduate level education with a focus in public health science
Provide direct care to subpopulations.
Focus on the needs of the ill individual.
Provide first level of contact to health care systems.
Focus on providing care in various community settings.
To prevent individual illness
To prevent community outbreak of illness
To prevent outbreak of illness in the family
To prevent needs of the local population groups