Community Nursing Practice

In an Australian context, describe the impact that HIV/AIDS has on individuals, families and

the community in Australia. Discuss how community nurses can use the principles of primary

health care to protect and promote health for people at risk of exposure to HIV and for

people living with HIV/AIDS. Include in your discussion, the interventions used by community

nurses to protect and promote health for this vulnerable population.

1. Review the content and resources you have been provided within the unit.

2. Use relevant literature to support your discussion. These references may include

relevant chapters from the list of prescribed and recommended texts for the unit

HNN217 as noted in the unit guide for T2 2017, on the Cloud site for the unit, and

journal articles from peer reviewed journals.