This page provides an explanation of what public health is. You can also find out more about the history of public health, and the meaning of some useful public health terms. Registered nurses are degree or diploma holders and they can choose to further their career by acquiring advanced education in other specialties relating to particular conditions, area in the body or a certain type of patient such as children or an area in the hospital such as the Emergency Room or Operating Room.
On the other end of the scale, the need to be excessively wealthy will only impact your mental and physical health in the end, for your financial health will only be maintained if you spend an improper amount of time maintaining it at the expense of your physical activities and your mental capabilities.
In public health, the overall aim of continuing professional development is to ensure that those who work in the field develop and maintain the necessary knowledge, skills and attributes to practise effectively and work towards improving the health of the population.
Wellbeing – used by the World Health Organisation (1946) in its definition of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or inirmity.” More recently the concept was described as feeling good and functioning well” (New Economic Foundation, 2008).
Di antara banyak penghargaan itu adalah Memorial Medal 1985 Sedgwick, kehormatan paling bergengsi dari American Public Health Association; Schlesinger Award tahun 1985 dari American Health Association Perencanaan dan Citation Berkeley tahun 1984, salah satu penghargaan tertinggi di kampus.