Community Health Nursing
Community health nursing focuses on enhancing the well-being of individuals, communities, and families. It includes disease prevention, health promotion, care delivery, and coordination within community settings. Community health nurses operate mainly in schools, clinics, homes, and community organizations, offering health education, disease management, screening, and care coordination services.
Ambulatory care prominently refers to medical services provided on an outpatient basis, including diagnosis, treatment, consultation, and rehabilitation. It may encompass procedures and technologies outside of hospitals. ACSC is an Ambulatory care-sensitive condition, an illness where hospitalization can be prevented or mitigated through outpatient care. Ambulatory care services significantly affect healthcare system performance in many countries and can impact hospital costs.