Module 2

  1. In Health care services, what are the different levels of disease prevention?
    • Primary pervention, which consists of health promotion and illness prevention
    • Secondary pervention, which consists of diagnosis and treatment,
    • Tertiary Prevention, which consists of rehabilitation, health restoration, and palliative care
  2. What are the 2 primary goals of Healthy People 2010?
    • Increase quality and years of healthy life 
    • Eliminate health disparities
  3. What is Primary Prevention?
    Are programs address areas such as adequate and proper nutrition, weight control and exercise, and stress reduction. Illness prevention programs may be directed at the client or the community and involve such practices as providing immunizations, identifying risk factors for illnesses, and helping people take measures to prevent these illnesses from occurring. 
  4. What is Secondary Prevention?
    Paients requiring emergency, intensive, and around the clock acute care. As a health promotion service is early detection of disease. accomplished through routime screening of the population and focused screening of those at increased risk of developing certain conditions. Diagnostic tests include screening for cholesterol and high blood pressure.
  5. What is Teriary Prevention?
    To help people move to their previous level of health or to the higest level they are capable of given their current health status. A growing field of nursing and tertiary preention services is that of palliative care- providing comfort and treatment for sysptoms. 
  6. The types of Health Care Agencies and Services:
    • Public Health: Federal level, conducting research and providing training in the health field, providing assistance to communities in planning and eveloping health facilities
    • Physicians's Offices: Primary care setting, Its for reutime health screening, illness diagnosis, and treatment
    • Ambulatory Care Centers: Center that have diagnostic and treatment facilities providing medical, nursing, laboratory, and radiological services, and they may or may not be associated with an acute care hospital. (Also known are a clinic)
    • Occupational Health Clinics: work safety and health education, annual employee health screening for tuberculosis, and maintaining immunization information.
    • Hospital: Has a variety of services, medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatiric and psychiatric
    • Subacute care Facilities, Extended care Facilities, Retirement centers, rehabilitaion centers: .
    • Hospice: Health care service for the dying, provided in the home or other health care setting
  7. What are the factors affecting health care delivery?
    Increasing number of elderly, advances in technology, economics, women's health, uneven distribution of services, access to health insurance, homeless and the poor, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), Demographic Changes
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Module 2
Health Care Delivery Systems (Chapter 6)