Community and Public Health Nursing

Author: Gail A. Harkness
Publisher: Lww
ISBN: 1451191316
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Medical

Offering a greater emphasis on evidence-based practice than any other book for the course,Community and Public Health Nursing, 2nd Edition, demonstrates best practices in the field and helps students develop the abstract critical thinking skills and complex reasoning abilities they need to make connections between data and practice decisions. Succinct, manageable, and logically organized, the Second Edition focuses on the individual in the context of the community setting and on the global community, reflecting increasingly global healthcare concerns. To help students develop the clinical judgment they will need in their future careers, the book includes an exceptional array of case-based activities. Case studies in every chapter focus on regional, national, and international community settings and are supported by online answers, discussion questions, and reflective journaling assignments. In addition, five unique, interactive online case studies complement each Part in the text. Finally, the expanded and visually enhanced “Adam's County” online resource includes case-based questions, activities, critical thinking assignments, and—new to this edition—suggested answers. The Second Edition features an increased focus on non-communicable diseases as a global trend, enhanced content on program evaluation, new examples, and a wide range of online teaching and learning resources to save you time and help your students succeed.

Community and Public Health Nursing International Edition

Author: Gail A. Harkness
Publisher:
ISBN: 1496308883
Release Date: 2015-02-26
Genre: Medical

Develop the critical thinking skills and complex reasoning abilities you need to make connections between data and community and public health practice decisions with Community and Public Health Nursing, 2nd Edition. Succinct, manageable, and logically organized, the book focuses on the individual in the context of the community setting and on the global community, reflecting increasingly global healthcare concerns, Principles of epidemiology and basic biostatistics are integrated with core principles of community and public health nursing to provide both the methods and the knowledge you need to gather, analyze, and evaluate data as evidence for community health practice decisions. Case studies in every chapter give you an opportunity to apply community health concepts to real life scenarios, stimulating your critical thinking and analytic skills. Coverage of health and cultural disparities, including ways to modify health care delivery systems to meet specific needs, is reflected in case studies, practice concerns, and evidence-for-practice examples. Concrete examples that present the scientific basis for nursing practice help you interpret and apply statistical data. Practice Points highlight essential facts relevant to evidence-based practice. Chapter Highlights provide brief outlines of the content, allowing you to read with a purpose. Boldface Key Terms define essential concepts and terminology. Objectives list the observable changes expected when you complete the chapter. Chapter-ending Key Concepts summarize the chapter's important concepts and are ideal for review Evidence-for-Practice Briefs provide examples of objective evidence obtained from research studies that provide direction for practice. Student Perspectives showcase stories from nursing students who share their own experiences and reflections. Critical Thinking questions in every chapter require you to combine research, context, and judgment in your answers. Healthy People 2020 information includes national and state activities and goals that reflect the national Healthy People 2020 objectives. Community Resources sections list sources of help or information that are available in most communities. Ethical/Legal Issuevignettes demonstrate unique ethical and legal concerns in community and public health nursing. "How to" boxes provide the specific steps involved in completing important tasks. Levels of Prevention boxes provide examples of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of disease and illness.

Community and Public Health Nursing

Author: Gail A. Harkness
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781758513
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

"We are experiencing extraordinary changes in healthcare in this new century; changes that call upon the most creative, analytical, and innovative skills available. While the world has the resources to reduce health care disparities and eliminate the gaps in health care that exist between various population groups across the globe, accomplishing this is a long term and complicated task. Improvement in the social structure within which people live, and a redistribution of resources so that all people have access to the basic necessities of life, require an unprecedented global consciousness and political commitment"--Provided by publisher.

Community Public Health Nursing Promoting the Public s Health

Author: Judith Allender
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469826653
Release Date: 2013-04-26
Genre: Medical

Community & Public Health Nursing is designed to provide students a basic grounding in public health nursing principles while emphasizing aggregate-level nursing. While weaving in meaningful examples from practice throughout the text, the authors coach students on how to navigate between conceptualizing about a population-focus while also continuing to advocate and care for individuals, families, and aggregates. This student-friendly, highly illustrated text engages students, and by doing so, eases students into readily applying public health principles along with evidence-based practice, nursing science, and skills that promote health, prevent disease, as well as protect at-risk populations! What the 8th edition of this text does best is assist students in broadening the base of their knowledge and skills that they can employ in both the community and acute care settings, while the newly enhanced ancillary resources offers interactive tools that allow students of all learning styles to master public health nursing.

Community and Public Health Nursing Evidence for Practice

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781478418108
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Community and Public Health Nursing, Evidence for Practice. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Public Health Nursing

Author: Marcia Stanhope
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323321532
Release Date: 2015-10-07
Genre: Community health nursing

Prepare for a successful career as a community/public health nurse! Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community, 9th Edition provides up-to-date information on issues that impact public health nursing, such as infectious diseases, natural and man-made disasters, and health care policies affecting individuals, families, and communities. Real-life scenarios show examples of health promotion and public health interventions. New to this edition is an emphasis on QSEN skills and an explanation of the influence of the Affordable Care Act on public health. Written by well-known nursing educators Marcia Stanhope and Jeanette Lancaster, this comprehensive, bestselling text is ideal for students in both BSN and Advanced Practice Nursing programs. Evidence-Based Practice and Cutting Edge boxes illustrate the use and application of the latest research findings in public/community health nursing. Healthy People 2020 boxes highlight goals and objectives for promoting the nation's health and wellness over the next decade. Levels of Prevention boxes identify specific nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels. Practice Application scenarios help you apply chapter content to the practice setting by analyzing case situations and answering critical thinking questions. Linking Content to Practice boxes provide examples of the nurse's role in caring for individuals, families, and populations in community health settings. Unique! Separate chapters on healthy cities, the Minnesota Intervention Wheel, and nursing centers describe different approaches to community health initiatives. Community/Public Health Nursing Online consists of 14 modules that bring community health situations to life, each including a reading assignment, case scenarios with learning activities, an assessment quiz, and critical thinking questions. Sold separately. NEW! Coverage of health care reform discusses the impact of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) on public health nursing. NEW! Focus on Quality and Safety Education for Nurses boxes give examples of how quality and safety goals, knowledge, competencies and skills, and attitudes can be applied to nursing practice in the community.

Public and Community Health Nursing Practice

Author: Demetrius James Porche
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761924833
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

Public health practice focuses on the prevention of disease and disability as a means of promoting the health of communities and the individuals who make up those communities. Public and Community Health Nursing Practice presents a comprehensive summary of core practices for assessment, assurance, and policy development to achieve this goal through population-based practice. The author also outlines standards for evidence-based practice based on current research. This book will be of interest to students in nursing, public health, and behavioral medicine and practitioners in public and community health.

Community and Public Health Nursing

Author: Marcia Stanhope
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323022405
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

Considered by many as the standard for community health nursing, Community and Public Health Nursing continues to provide student and practicing nurses with a foundation of community and public health nursing concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities. The new edition of this popular text integrates health promotion and disease prevention concepts into the multifaceted role of population-focused, community-oriented nursing practice. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details. Unique! Emphasizes three significant community health initiatives with separate chapters on: 1) the Healthy Cities program, 2) nursing centers, and 3) an integrative model for community health promotion. Unique! Provides the Canadian perspective on community health issues and practices through special boxes written by Canadian community and public health nurses. Highlights important chapter concepts and terminology with consistent pedagogy of Learning Objectives, Key Terms, Chapter Outline, and Key Points. Promotes critical-thinking and problem-solving skills with Clinical Decision-Making Activities. Emphasizes clinical considerations for nursing practice in How To... boxes and Nursing Tips. Presents "real-life" community client scenarios with Practice Application questions and answers. Highlights recent research findings and their application to community and public health nursing practice in Evidence-Based Practice features. Expands chapter content through Did You Know? and What Do You Think? features. Offers a glossary with complete definitions of all key terms and other important concepts. Provides numerous appendixes with additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines. Healthy People 2010 boxes contain objectives and data related to the practice of community and public health nursing using the most recent version of this federal government health promotion initiative. Expanded coverage of community and public health nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention help students understand applications to individuals, families, and communities. Cutting Edge boxes highlight significant and controversial issues in community health. Increased coverage of terrorist, chemical, and biological attacks highlight the community and public health nurse's role in disaster management in the context of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Additional Resources boxes provide specific links between chapter content and resources listed in the book's Appendix and on the Evolve web site.

Community Public Health Nursing Practice

Author: Frances A. Maurer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455707621
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

A practical approach helps you learn and apply core concepts of community and public health nursing. This text emphasizes both community and family as client, so you'll gain a solid understanding of these important specialties. Numerous real-life examples demonstrate your roles and responsibilities as a community health nurse.

Community Health Nursing

Author: Lundy
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449691493
Release Date: 2014-12-01
Genre: Medical

Community Health Nursing: Caring for the Public’s Health, Third Edition focuses on teaching nursing students about population health and community health nursing

Community and Public Health Nursing

Author: Elizabeth Diem
Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press
ISBN: 9781551307381
Release Date: 2015-11-05
Genre: Community health nursing

Community health nurses need specialized knowledge and skills to succeed in their unique role in health promotion and disease prevention. This thoroughly updated and revised second edition of Community and Public Health Nursing provides students with an excellent foundation in the theories and concepts of community nursing while also delivering practical, step-by-step guidance in conducting community nursing projects in different settings and situations. This engaging text presents real-world public and community health issues as a context for understanding the complex realities of community nursing with diverse populations. The book is informed by over thirty years of practice, education, and research in community health nursing and is packed with case studies and practice examples. Its team-based approach emphasizes collaboration with communities and other health professionals to promote the health of individuals, families, groups, and communities. Discussion questions, key terms, learning objectives, classroom and seminar exercises, and online resources create a structured framework for learning. The second edition also features new content on health equity, health literacy, and community health nursing in disaster and emergency management. With an emphasis on understanding the clinical application of theories and standards, this text is the perfect resource for community health nursing courses.

Community Public Health Nursing

Author: Mary A. Nies
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293877
Release Date: 2014-08-18
Genre: Medical

Covering the nurse’s role in promoting community health, Community/Public Health Nursing, 6th Edition provides a unique ‘upstream’ preventive focus and a strong social justice approach in a concise, easy-to-read text. It shows how you, as a nurse, can take an active role in social action and health policy – especially in caring for diverse and vulnerable population groups. Written by community health nursing experts Mary A. Nies and Melanie McEwen, this book offers clinical examples and photo novellas showing how concepts apply to the real world, and describes the issues and responsibilities of today’s community and public health nursing. UNIQUE! ‘Upstream’ preventive focus addresses factors that are the precursors to poor health in the community, addressing potential health problems before they occur. UNIQUE! Emphasis on community aspects in all steps of the nursing process highlights the community perspective in all health situations. UNIQUE! A ‘social justice’ approach promotes health for all people, including vulnerable populations. UNIQUE! Photo novellas use photographs to tell stories showing real-life clinical scenarios and applications of important community health nursing roles. Research Highlights boxes show the application of research studies to the practice of community nursing. Clinical examples offer snippets of real-life client situations. Case Study: Application of the Nursing Process feature presents practical and manageable examples for the theory, concepts, and application of the nursing process. Ethical Insights boxes highlight ethical issues and concerns that the community/public health nurse may encounter. Objectives, key terms, and chapter outlines at the beginning of every chapter introduce important concepts and terminology. NEW and UNIQUE! Veterans' Health boxes present situations and considerations related to the care of veterans. UPDATED Economics of Health Care chapter addresses the latest changes related to health care reform. UPDATED Healthy People 2020 boxes include the most current national health care objectives. UPDATED Communicable Disease chapter covers current public health surveillance and outbreaks of emerging health threats, including emerging infections (e.g., H1N1, SARS, West Nile virus).

Community Public Health Nursing

Author: Judith Ann Allender
Publisher:
ISBN: 1451189753
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Community health nursing

Community & Public Health Nursing is designed to provide students a basic grounding in public health nursing principles while emphasizing aggregate-level nursing. While weaving in meaningful examples from practice throughout the text, the authors coach students on how to navigate between conceptualizing about a population-focus while also continuing to advocate and care for individuals, families, and aggregates. This student-friendly, highly illustrated text engages students, and by doing so, eases students into readily applying public health principles along with evidence-based practice, nursing science, and skills that promote health, prevent disease, as well as protect at-risk populations! What the 8th edition of this text does best is assist students in broadening the base of their knowledge and skills that they can employ in both the community and acute care settings, while the newly enhanced ancillary resources offers interactive tools that allow students of all learning styles to master public health nursing.

Foundations of Nursing in the Community

Author: Marcia Stanhope
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323100946
Release Date: 2013-10-14
Genre: Medical

Based on: Public health nursing: population-centered health care in the community / [edited by] Marcia Stanhope, Jeanette Lancaster. 8th ed. c2012.