Step 1: In your initial post to this discussion forum, respond to the following prompts. Include personal and practice-related experiences or observations as examples that support your response:
- In your own words, define community empowerment and describe how it differs, in your view, from community participation or involvement
- Identify two or three strategies that nurses could use to encourage community empowerment in health programs
- Give an example from the literature of an empowered community addressing a health concern
Step 2: Your post should be 2-3 paragraphs long, following the outlined in the discussion rubric under course materials.