Heart Failure; Dementia; Kidney Disease (Healthy People 2020)
Choose a disease process with extensive public health implications (e.g. heart failure, dementia, kidney disease).
Research its impact upon both the national and international community, using such resources as the World Health Organization.
Review the goals of Healthy People 2020 regarding this disease process.
What inequities exist?
Give examples of policies that shape the public nursing response to the disease process.
Apply one of the theories of health maintenance and promotion to the aggregate.
How does systems theory influence policy design?