Understanding the Health Continuum: A Guide for Nurses


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Which of the following best describes the Illness-Wellness/Health Continuum?

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1. Who was the original author of the Illness-Wellness Continuum?

2. The 6 components of personal health consist of:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess if you know the original author of the Illness-Wellness Continuum and the six components of personal health. You should also make sure that you understand how nurses can effectively use this continuum.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of the Illness-Wellness Continuum
  • Author of the Illness-Wellness Continuum
  • Six components of personal health
  • Effective ways to prevent diseases
  • Resources for nurses

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Health Continuum lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the six components of personal health
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about how people can prevent diseases from spreading

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Understanding the Health Continuum: A Guide for Nurses. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what the Health Continuum is
  • Review the six components of personal health
  • Recall the individual who made the Illness-Wellness Continuum
  • Learn about how nurses use this continuum
  • Understand how specific plans are made and how they benefit people