Archive by category Community Health Nursing

Are You Afraid of Rabies?

Are You Afraid of Rabies?

I have witnessed a lot of animal bite cases everyday.  Most of the cases were from dog bites. We are lucky because our rural health unit is an animal bite treatment center. An animal doesn’t choose who will be the victim. Either man, woman, young and old is not safe at all. A friend of mine told […]

Filariasis Nursing Management

Filariasis Nursing Management

One of the most major concerns in the community nowadays is the arising prevalence of a parasitic disease known as Filariasis. Thousands of Filipinos were already affected by this perilous disease and since then, its occurrence has already been considered a health-threatening one. What is Filariasis? Filariasis or sometimes known as filariae is an infectious […]

Family Nursing Care Plan

Family Nursing Care Plan

In community health nursing, the family will be the considered as a client aside from individual clients in the family. Family Nursing Care Plan is defined as a guide or framework of nursing care designed to provide ways in solving health related problems of the family as a whole. The nursing process is still implemented […]

Community Public Health Nursing – Roles and Responsibilities

Community Public Health Nursing – Roles and Responsibilities

Community public health nursing is not entirely different in nursing practice with that of clinical nursing confined in the four corners of the hospital. It also promotes wellness and prevents illness through education and health teachings, provides comfort and care through its delicate nursing care interventions, and emphasizes curative and rehabilitative interventions through individualized efficient […]

COPAR – Community Organizing Participatory Action Research

COPAR – Community Organizing Participatory Action Research

It is simply defined as a continuous and sustained process of educating, organizing, and mobilizing people through community participation, action, and research. It is otherwise known as a method of people empowerment and community development through guiding them build and manage an effective organization utilizing community resources for health care mobilization and ensuring that they […]

Rabies Nursing Management

Rabies Nursing Management

  Rabies is a human infection that occurs after a transdermal bite or scratch by an infected animal, like dogs and cats. It can be transmitted when infectious material, usually saliva, comes into direct contact with a victim’s fresh skin lesions. Rabies may also occur, though in very rare cases, through inhalation of virus-containing spray […]

Red Lights in Diarrhea

Red Lights in Diarrhea

As a community health nurse, I’ve seen a lot of diarrhea cases especially among children. Sad to witness that some of the mothers brought their child to the health center when dehydration is evident. They live in far areas and monetary problem is one of the leading reasons why they don’t seek medical help immediately. […]