Rural Nurse Facts

Traditional authors defined rural nursing as a nurse who practices in a rural setting. Their work evolved as an extension of the woman’s role in the community. As time passed, the needs of the population differentiated rural patient and nurse roles.
Rural Nursing consists of rural generalists with specialty knowledge in crisis assessment and management in all sub disciplines of nursing. Rural nurses are relationship based accountable for family, friends, and neighbors’ health. Nurses apply basic health care principles to the diversity of rural culture and patient health definitions. Nurses manage geographical and social distance concepts in health care.  They also care for patients employing different technologies and resources.
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