Different actions that should occur before, during, and after disasters. These include mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. the classification system used to triage during mass casualty events.
Epidemiology including the epidemiologic triangle. This triangle consists of the agent, host, and environment. Ellis then discusses other important terms in epidemiology like incidence, prevalence, attack rate, endemic, epidemic, and pandemic.
The nursing process steps as they relate to developing a community health plan, including specific data collection methods used in the assessment of a community like informal interviews, direct observation, windshield surveys, secondary analysis, and surveys.
Health risks across the lifespan by discussing health risks specific to infants, children, adolescents, and adults, including any related family or patient teaching. Family nursing is also discussed by reviewing the family systems theory and family assessment tools. These tools include the genogram and ecomaps.
Vulnerable populations including examples of what unique health risks different groups face. We then transition into violence in the community covering risk factors for violence, specific violent acts, and the impact violence has on an individual.
A review of community health content with environmental hazards. These include air pollution, occupational hazards, water contamination, and food deserts. Ellis further explores lead poisoning and carbon monoxide poisoning covering their risk factors and critical patient teaching.
A review of community health content with prevention levels and determinants of health. Prevention levels include primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. Determinants of health have been broken into environmental and social factors. These are critical parts of determining risk factors and impact an individual's health outcomes.