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What is your perception of the community health/ public health nursing (PHN) role in encouraging patients/ clients to do certain things for their health such as immunizing their child/selves, telling partners about STIs, stopping smoking, protecting themselves from injury, and other health promotion/ disease prevention practices?

Discussion #3:

  • What is your perception of the community health/ public health nursing (PHN) role in encouraging patients/ clients to do certain things for their health such as immunizing their child/selves, telling partners about STIs, stopping smoking, protecting themselves from injury, and other health promotion/ disease prevention practices?
  • If the PHN is trying to protect the public from health issues, should s/he be able to exert any sort of force or authority over behaviors that have the potential to affect others? Why?
  • Where is the line drawn and why? Include specific examples to illustrate your points of
  • Reflect upon how the encouraging and/ or mandating actions for promotion of health reflect on the concept of Social Justice? How can you operationalize these actions and social justice in your current practice setting – give a specific example

What is your perception of the community health/ public health nursing (PHN) role in encouraging patients/ clients to do certain things for their health such as immunizing their child/selves, telling partners about STIs, stopping smoking, protecting themselves from injury, and other health promotion/ disease prevention practices?

Discussion #3:

  • What is your perception of the community health/ public health nursing (PHN) role in encouraging patients/ clients to do certain things for their health such as immunizing their child/selves, telling partners about STIs, stopping smoking, protecting themselves from injury, and other health promotion/ disease prevention practices?
  • If the PHN is trying to protect the public from health issues, should s/he be able to exert any sort of force or authority over behaviors that have the potential to affect others? Why?
  • Where is the line drawn and why? Include specific examples to illustrate your points of
  • Reflect upon how the encouraging and/ or mandating actions for promotion of health reflect on the concept of Social Justice? How can you operationalize these actions and social justice in your current practice setting – give a specific example