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Nursing Roles in Community Health: Applying Watson's Theory

Brief description of the article, community described. Nursing roles to address the concern. Three possible influences in the establishment of this role and ethical issues related to not addressing the community health concern. Using Watson`s theory of caring propose nursing interventions to address the community health concern. I am attaching the article. I need help with the role a nurse plays and Watson`s theory.

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1) This article is about the American Fast Food Epidemic that every American state is currently facing. According to the article, the numbers released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention prove that American adults are getting heavier (some 26 percent of the U.S. population was obese in 2007, up nearly 2 percent from 2005). The CDC confirmed that both behavior and demographics may play a role in those numbers. It is also reported that no state, besides Colorado has come close to reaching the nation's goal of reducing obesity to 15 percent. This outcome is a result of Colorado residents' lifestyles, as indicated in the article: "Colorado is a state where there are a lot of possibilities for physical activity, with parks and the Rocky Mountains and the trails and stuff there."
Nursing plays a very important role in helping fight the obesity epidemic that is hurting American cities through prevention and intervention measures such as disease management education programs. The purpose of these programs is to encourage patients to follow their doctors' ...

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This paper focuses on nursing role to address community concernsthe concern. Three possible influences in the establishment of this role and ethical issues related to not addressing the community health concern. Using Watson`s theory of caring propose nursing interventions to address the community health concern. I am attaching the article. I need help with the role a nurse plays and Watson`s theory.

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