Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Community Health Nursing

Community health nursing is a very important profession for the people who live in communities. These nurses help in promoting different health concerns and solutions to health issues to the people of a community. They work, play with them, talk to them and have fun with them in order to promote the basic health and hygiene concerns. The work of community health is quite limited but they are a vital part of the society. Their work includes:

Community and family health: They deal with the problems that are mother related. Nurses are fully equipped with all types of information that is concerned with maternity issues. If any of the women in a community happens to get pregnant and is not able to get proper treatment pr checkup then these nurses are the best servers for them. They provide them with the first hand knowledge about the maternity issues and the precautions that these ladies need to take. Also they recommend a proper diet that needs to be taken by these pregnant women to keep their health as well the health of the child in the womb healthy. They are also responsible for solving child heath issues of school going children. Some of the kids get affected by food poisoning and stuff. They provide immediate care and ideas on how to overcome this problem. Health aging, injury prevention and communicable disease control is also the responsibility of community health nurses.