What is Tertiary Prevention? - Definition & Examples


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What field of nursing deals with the health promotion and disease prevention for a selected population?

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1. What are the three levels of preventative care?

2. What is the goal of tertiary prevention?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will be quizzed on topics such as different nursing fields, preventative care's levels, the goal of tertiary prevention, and forms of prevention.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You're going to answer questions about:

  • A field of nursing dealing with health promotion and disease prevention
  • The three levels of preventative care
  • Tertiary prevention's goal
  • An example of tertiary prevention
  • Prevention's most cost efficient form

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about tertiary prevention
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about disease prevention in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related social science lesson

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this topic with the accompanying lesson called What is Tertiary Prevention? - Definition & Examples. Specific topics include:

  • Examples of tertiary prevention and cardiac disease
  • Effects of tertiary prevention in the community
  • Types of nursing
  • Functions of nurses