nur425 week 4 discussion public health nurses empowering a community

Step 1: In your initial post to this discussion forum, respond to the following prompts. Include personal and practice-related experiences or observations as examples that support your response:

  • In your own words, define community empowerment and describe how it differs, in your view, from community participation or involvement
  • Identify two or three strategies that nurses could use to encourage community empowerment in health programs
  • Give an example from the literature of an empowered community addressing a health concern