In Public Health Nursing, why should the concept of social capital be part of a discussion regarding environmental health? How does the concept of social capital relate to social policy or energy consumption?
Nurses practicing in hospitals or clinics deal with waste management every day. How does the concept of waste management compare in the public health setting? What government agencies deal with hazardous and other waste management? How do they perform their functions?
As informed citizens and public health nurses, what activities could a nurse participate in to promote environmental health? What could be some barriers or reasons why nurses may not be involved in environmental health advocacy activities?
Your initial posting should be 250 to 350 words in length and utilize at least one scholarly source other than the textbook.