The Ebola virus made significant impacts upon West African countries. Discuss the difficulty epidemiologists and health professionals have encountered in controlling this disease. What are the cultural/socioeconomic/ religious factors that nurses must be aware of when approaching community members and providing health education? What considerations would you need to take if there were an outbreak of an infectious disease in your community to demonstrate cultural, spiritual, and socioeconomic competencies? Initial post must be a minimum of 300 words and use proper APA formatting and style. A minimum of two (2) references must be used in the initial post (one of which must be from a scholarly journal article). All references must be current (published within the past 5 years). Initial post must be supported by in-text citations of all references. Initial post must be submitted by 11:30 pm on Wednesday of the week assigned.
Neuman Systems Models is a flexible and adaptive model which can be applied to various aspects of nursing disciplines. Today, the model is used globally as a nursing conceptual model to guide curriculum development, research studies, and clinical practice in the full array of health-care disciplines. Define a nursing practice area where you could apply Neuman Systems Model. What patient population would you target? How would you use this model to guide best practices? How would nursing outcomes be determined? Use at least one current research article related to your practice example.