community nursing practice

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?