Community Health Nursing

Essay by blackluUniversity, Bachelor'sA, October 2014

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Community Health Nursing: New Brunswick, NJ

SZT1 Task 1

A1. Community Description: The city of New Brunswick is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. New Brunswick is the county seat of Middlesex, located in the sixth Congressional District, and part of New Jersey's seventeenth state legislative district. The city is centrally located between New York and Philadelphia. It is approximately 40 minutes southwest of New York and 45 minutes northeast of Philadelphia. According to the U.S. Census, the total area of the city is 5.789 square miles; 5.227 square miles of land and 0.562 square miles of water. New Brunswick's climate is humid and subtropical with considerable rainfall throughout the year. There are warm and humid summers and cold winters.

The healthcare industry has played an important role in the city's economy. New Brunswick has been known as "The Healthcare City" due to its world-class healthcare system and research facilities.

It is home to Saint Peter's University Hospital, a state-designated child's hospital and regional perinatal center. It is also home to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, one of the nation's leading academic health centers, and Central New Jersey's only level I trauma center. The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, also located in the city, is the only cancer center in the state that has been designated by the National Cancer Institute as a comprehensive care center. Located in downtown New Brunswick is the state university of health sciences, UMDNJ-Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. It is ranked among the top 50 primary care medical schools in the U.S. Also home to the city is The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital and Johnson & Johnson's corporate headquarters, which is the world's sixth largest consumer health company.

A2. Data: New Brunswick residents...