Step 1: Chose one of the following specialties of nursing:
- Community Health Nursing
- Public Health Nursing
Step 2: Select either A or B discussion point below and respond to the prompt. SELECT ONE DISCUSSION POINT ONLY.
A. Compare and contrast the chosen specialty (from step 1) to another specialty of nursing practice that you have studied. Chose at least 2 of the following points to discuss and support your views with scholarly evidence:
- Focus of nursing interventions
- Family and client relationships
- Nursing autonomy
- Scope of professional responsibility
- Nursing roles
B. Discuss how nurses working in your chosen specialty (from step 1) impact the health and wellness of vulnerable populations
- Give a specific example from the news or the literature of nurses in the specialty impacting the lives of people in vulnerable populations. Select an example that occurred in the past 30 years.
- Example: providing triage or other services after Hurricane Katrina