NUR4636 – Community Health Nursing
Community as Client: Applying the Nursing Process
The student nurses are preparing a presentation for the community health rotation.
It is critical for nurses and student nurses to understanding the concept of the
community as client is a prerequisite for effective service at every level of
community nursing practice. A major component of the presentation is to describe
a community needs assessment.
1. What are the characteristics of a healthy community?
2. What is meant by the concept of community as client?
3. What are the three dimensions of the community as client?