a. The community health nursing section is responsible for providing programs
for active duty military personnel and their dependents as well as retired military
personnel and their dependents. Community health programs emphasize health
promotion and disease prevention.
b. The functions of this section are to:
Provide home care for patients with acute and chronic health conditions.
Conduct or assist with health and disease screening activities for all age
Participate in epidemiological investigations, follow-up, and community
(4) Perform monthly monitoring of patients placed on tuberculosis
(5) Review records of patients discharged from the hospital and plan
continuing care for those with special health needs.
(6) Conduct classes or provide guidance in health maintenance to troops,
retired military personnel, and dependents.
(7) Coordinate with military and civilian health and welfare agencies to
ensure comprehensive care for individuals and families.
Coordinate and consult with individuals and families on their health
(9) Provide guidance on health issues to installation schools, daycare
centers, and similar organizations.
(10) Participate as an active member in the Army Child Advocacy Program.
EPIDEMIOLOGY AND DISEASE CONTROL
a. The epidemiology and disease control section is responsible for safeguarding
the health of military personnel by preventing and controlling communicable disease.
b. The duties of the epidemiology and disease control section are to:
(1) Collect, analyze, and distribute demographic data and disease and