JoAnn C Abegglen

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The health care delivery system in the United States is moving from an institutionally driven and controlled medical care model toward the Primary Health Care model described by the Alma-Alta Conference (World Health Organization [WHO], 1978) as community-driven comprehensive health care. However, nursing education still remains institutionally based,(More)
Rapid health care delivery system changes combined with the Institute of Medicine's (1988) call for refocusing public health practice into the Core Functions provide an opportunity to shape community/public health nursing (C/PHN) education and practice for the future. Critical examination is the key to clarifying C/PHN practice. What is the practice now? Is(More)
The changing health care delivery system has affected nursing care delivery models. To meet the needs of these shifting sands, health-related professions must examine curricula preparing new graduates. An exploratory, descriptive survey design was employed to discover motivators for and types of curricular changes occurring in nursing programs and determine(More)
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