What is the difference between Community Health Movement Prevention(s), primary, secondary, & tertiary?
Give an example of each.
Primary Prevention: Focus of targeting high risk groups with educational programs. Audience DOES NOT have any disorder yet.( Head start, Just say “NO” school programs, Decrease stress school programs).
Secondary Prevention: Early identify of problem and prompt intervention to reduce duration of illness. (out patient grief counseling, rape crisis centers, suicide hotline, med intake compliance)
*1st time diagnosis.
Tertiary Prevention: PREVENT complications of PRESENT illness. (Home care, Psych rehab program, AA meetings, Insurance triage nurses)