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advocacy
support for a specific health cause or recommendations for community or policy change
community
a group of people with at least one characteristic in common
decolonization
processes that systematically dismantle colonial ideologies of superiority, thought, approaches, and privilege
dimensions of community health
the people (also known as status), structures, and processes that may be assessed and measured to determine the care delivery and health outcomes of a community
nursing process
a guiding framework for nurses to deliver care in a systematic and personalized way to individuals and communities through scientific reasoning, problem-solving, and critical thinking; involves five stages: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation
windshield survey
a method of direct observation in which the nurse views the community or neighborhood while driving around and looking through the windows of the vehicle
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