Global Public Health Nursing
NUR4636 – Community Health Nursing
Global Public Health Nursing: Population Health Around the
Community health nurses work with populations that vary from country to country,
and to serve them appropriately requires an understanding of the ways in which the
context in which they are located interacts with their health status and health
histories. Student nurses are spending a month in Africa reviewing global health
and international community health nursing.
1. The student nurses are required to examine the population in Africa to assess
the kinds of health conditions the population experiences. What is the
context and framework for delivering community-based nursing within the
context of international community health nursing?
2. The student nurses are examining the population to assess the kinds of
health conditions the African population experience. The international
community health nurses suggest using the three eras and the three P’s as
helpful guides in this assessment. What are the three eras and the three P’s
that the student nurses need to consider?
3. What major international, national, regional, and local organizational
structures and organizations affect the ways in which community health
nursing is practiced?