Offering a safe and healthy environment through enhancing the quality the patient care. Providing preventive and clinical services for example Diabetes screening, Cancer screening, all these will assist in early recognition of the diseases and early management. Empowering people. In order for people to be healthy they require to be offered easy and reasonable options to uphold their health. These consist of accessing healthy food, facilities to exercise, proper nutrition information, and positive social relations. Doing away with health disparities. There should be no people who should carry an unequal burden of disease and illness.
How nursing fit into this shift?
Nursing can fit to this shift via evidence-based suggestions while encouraging people to receive preventive services like counseling, screenings and preventive medications (Benjamin, 2011). Through public health education, the nurses can also inspire bigger groups of people to take part in healthy lifestyles and eventually live longer lives.
Benjamin, R. M. (2011). The National Prevention Strategy: Shifting The Nation’s Health-Care System. Public Health Reports, 126(6), 774–776.
Graffigna, G. (2016). Promoting patient engagement and participation for effective healthcare reform. Hershey, Pennsylvania (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033, USA: IGI Global.