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  1. The gift or fellowship of common relations and feelings; a body of like-minded people or inhabitants of a town; or a general sense of selflessness, sharing, relationship, and doing good that comes from working together.
    Community [Fundamentals]
  2. Combines components of community and public health, focusing on health promotion, illness prevention, early detection, and treatment provided within the community setting. (ATI: Health of individuals, families, and groups within a community with a provision of direct primary care in the settings where individuals and families work, live, and attend schools, camps, and parishes.)
    Community based nursing [Fundamentals]
  3. All of the people inhabiting a specific area.
    Population [Fundamentals]
  4. Acute care or rehabilitation services performed in clinics, offices, mobile care units and other facilities in the community rather than acute care facilities such as hospitals.
    Community based health care [Fundamentals]
  5. Focuses on the community at large and the eventual effect of the community’s health status on the health of individuals, families, and groups. (ATI: Promote, preserve, and maintain the health of populations through disease and disability prevention and health protection of the community as a whole. Core functions are: systematic assessment of the health of populations, development of policies to support the health of populations, and ensuring that essential health services are available to all persons)
    Public Health Nursing [Fundamentals]
  6. Focuses on how the health of individuals, families and groups affects the community as a whole. (ATI: The health of a community as a whole. Surveillance and evaluation of the community’s collective health, and the implementation of strategies to promote health and prevent disease.)
    Community Health Nursing [Fundamentals]
  7. Active holistic care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment; in which care emphasizes control of pain and other distressing physical, psychosocial, and spiritual concerns of those with life-limiting illness.
    Palliative health [Med-Surg]
  8. Members of specific disciplines who work collaboratively beginning at the time of diagnosis and continuing through the bereavement period focusing on relieving suffering, controlling symptoms, and supporting the patient’s functional capacity.
    Interdisciplinary team [Med-Surg]
  9. When individuals require ongoing care for disabilities, chronic diseases, or permanent changes in functional level following acute disease episode or trauma.
    Continuing Care [Med-Surg]
  10. Extended assistance for the chronically ill, mentally ill, or disabled with a focus on assistance with carrying out basic activities of daily living that may be provided in private homes or public facilities.
    Long-term care [Med-Surg]
  11. Focuses on assisting the patient to regain an optimal level of functioning following a acute/chronic illness, surgery, trauma, or a disability.
    Rehabilitation [Med-Surg]
  12. Includes palliative care and end-of-life care for patients and their families. It is a coordinated program of services that exists within the larger umbrella of palliative care services, delivering palliative care rather than curative treatment.
    Hospice care [Med-Surg]
  13. The general fear of pain while in the dying process, and for some, the fear that palliative pain therapy will hasten a person’s death. The double effect occurs when the intended use of palliation has the unintended effect of hastening a person’s death.
    Double Effect [Med-Surg]
  14. Includes follow-up care after surgery, home care, and rehabilitation and may result from an acute illness, surgery, exacerbation of chronic illness, or a disability.
    Restorative care [Med-Surg]
  15. Those that require ongoing management over a period of years or decades and include noncommunicable disease that can affect persons in all age groups.
    Chronic Health Problem [Med-Surg]
  16. Those in a state of sadness or sorrow because of a loss or death.
    Bereaved [Med-Surg]
  17. Any physical, mental, or functional impairment that limits a major activity; may be partial or complete.
    Disability [Med-Surg]
  18. The basic and routine health care that is provided in a clinic or office by a health care provider, such as a physician or nurse, for both adults and children.
    Primary care agencies [Med-Surg]
  19. Include routine hospitalizations or surgeries hallmarked for short lengths of stay that involve more complex diagnostics and procedures.
    Secondary care agencies [Med-Surg]
  20. Specialized consultative care often initiated by referral from a primary or secondary health care provider and is necessary for individuals requiring acute and complex interventions, such as high-risk cardiac surgery, organ transplant, or trauma services.
    Tertiary care agencies [Med-Surg]
  21. The composition and/ arrangement of the component parts of an organization, organism, or device.
    Structure [Med-Surg]
  22. The state or condition of.
    Status [Med-Surg]
  23. A result or consequence.
    Outcomes [Med-Surg]
  24. Has at least one commonality among its members.
    Aggregate group [Mental Health]
  25. The ways in which families and groups in a given environment contribute to, enhance, or intensify interactions among people along the mental health-illness continuum.
    Aggregate mental health [Mental Health]
  26. Is a service delivery model that provides comprehensive, locally based treatment to people with SPMI (severe persistent mental illness). Examples: Clubhouse Model, Fairweather Lodge, Consumer-Run Alternatives, and Community Worker Programs.
    Assertive community treatment [Mental Health]
  27. A person who coordinates the many functions that address the various needs of the clients with mental illness living in the community.
    Case Manager [Mental Health]
  28. A network of people committed to helping a vulnerable population meet its needs and reach its potentials without unnecessary isolation or exclusion.
    Community support systems [Mental Health]
  29. Is one part of a comprehensive continuous healthcare system that aims to provide an array of health related services to clients and their families in their residence.
    Home care [Mental Health]
  30. Aims to stop mental disorders from occurring and to reduce identified cases of psychiatric disorders and disabilities within a population (health promotion and disease prevention)
    Primary prevention [Mental Health]
  31. Focuses on interventions that identify mental health problems early and reduce the duration and prevalence of mental illness (early diagnosis, prompt treatment, and limitation of any disabilities)
    Secondary prevention [Mental Health]
  32. The final level of prevention focusing on rehabilitation and ways to minimize residual effects for people who have encountered mental health problems.
    Tertiary prevention [Mental Health]
  33. Nurses who work in this specialty provide holistic psychiatric nursing care on a visiting basis to people needing and qualifying for assistance.
    Psychiatric home care nursing [Mental Health]
  34. 1)services should be community based and provided in the least restrictive setting possible 2)services, assessments, and values should be strength based, instead of deficit oriented 3)parents or caregivers should be partners in providing services, by both identifying needed services and designing individual service plans for their children 4)service systems and providers should be culturally competent and provide all services within each family’s unique cultural and ethnic perspectives 5)service coordination 6)individualization of services 7)state-level leadership 8)focus on natural and informal supports and 9) flexible funding
    Systems of care principles [Mental Health]
  35. A worker should pay approximately 30% of his/her income on housing
    Affordable housing [Mental Health]
  36. A lack of a regular and adequate night-time residence
    Homelessness [Mental Health]
  37. A way to count homeless people over a more extended period of time
    Period prevalence count [Mental Health]
  38. One way to estimate the number of homeless people is to calculate results on a given day or week
    Point-in time count [Mental Health]
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