Public health nurses should encourage clients to join the Henry Street settlement for mutual growth and support among the families.
Public health nurses should focus on providing care in the client's home.
Public health nurses should recognize the larger social and economic forces that the family cannot control.
Public health nurses should try to understand that educating clients on how to stay healthy is the nurse's primary responsibility.
As nurses travel to meet with clients, they must know the community to find the client's residence.
On the basis of information from community assessment, community health nurses can be visible and vocal advocates for health care reform.
Community health nurses are expected to have information about the community to share with individual clients.
Individuals and families are strongly influenced by the community and environment around them.
The nurse must be aware of age, gender, race, ethnic group, religion, educational background, occupation, and marital status of the aggregate.
The nurse must first decide on and define the aggregate to receive care.
The nurse must determine how best to ensure that each participant receives an equal number of services.
The nurse must choose which health care need should have first priority.
Ability to communicate clearly with the client
Analyzing power and decision making within the system
Defining the system's structure and functions
Recognizing the system's goals
Determine the setting of the aggregate
Gain access into the aggregate
Identify the nurse's own strengths and preferences
Review the resources available to use in the community