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Nurses as Change Agents in the Community
In the chapter, “How Community-Based Organizations Are Addressing Nursing’s Role in Transforming Health Care,” the authors describe the community as the focus of advocacy action for change. They list a series of questions that help community teams develop organizing principles to guide their interventions, and the aim is to attack social determinants of health to make community change.
Suppose a community team identifies lack of access to exercise modalities as a public health issue. If the team were to determine that pedestrian walkways need to be constructed:
- Discuss at least two factors that would facilitate the development of the walkways.
Discuss at least two factors that would hinder the development of the walkways.
- Include in your discussions ways that the team might work to overcome those hindrances.