A nurse is assessing a client to determine their level of wellness. The client states that they practice yoga for relaxation several times a week, follows a nutritionally sound diet, and has a supportive, sound relationships with their spouse and children. This client exemplifies:
A high level of wellness in a favorable environment
A community health nurse is educating a group of clients on the difference between illness and disease. The nurse will include:
An individual can fell ill without disease & an individual can have a disease and not feel ill
The seven components of wellness is about...
These diagnoses provide a clear focus for planning interventions without indicating that a problem exists. After discussing the state of healthcare with a family related to their 4 month old baby, the nurse assigns...
Readiness for enhanced immunization status as the nursing diagnosis to this family to prevent infectious disease
Acute illness has which of the following characteristics
May or may not require intervention
An example of internal locus of control related to health beliefs is...
I know if I walk briskly for minutes three times a week my endurance will improve
Self-Care in Retrospect
Empowers nurses to assert themselves and have their voices heard in matters regarding the work environment
1) Attain high quality, longer lives, free of preventable disease, disability, injury, and premature death; 2) Achieve health equity, eliminate disparities, improve health of all groups; 3) Create social and physical environments that promote good health for all; and 4) Promote quality of life, healthy development, and healthy behaviors across all life stages
Some National Agencies Informing Changes in Practice
WHO, CDC, Affordable Health Care Act
5 areas assessed on Health/Illness Continuum
Physical, Psychosocial, Spiritual, Safety, and Quality of life
Health of Washington State Objectives
Increase the proportion of adults who self-report good or better health, who self-report good or better physical health, and who self-report good or better mental health
Define Global Health
No set definition, as refers to many different things
Affordable Healthcare Act and Universal Health Care