Community Nursing

by Cathy Parkes May 05, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021

Community Oriented Nursing is focused on health promotion and disease prevention in the community. No direct care for individuals!  Community Based Nursing is focused on illness care for individuals and families.

Community Oriented Nursing (i.e. Public Health Nursing) is focused on health promotion and disease prevention in the community. No direct care for individuals!

Community Based Nursing is focused on illness care for individuals and families (e.g. Home health nurse, School Nurse).



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