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.

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.

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.

Foundations for Population Health in Community Public Health Nursing E Book

Author: Marcia Stanhope
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323443814
Release Date: 2017-09-20
Genre: Medical

Get the essential information you need to know about population health and community health nursing! Foundations for Population Health in Community/Public Health Nursing, 5th Edition includes concise, focused coverage of community health nursing — from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. The book uses a practical, community-oriented approach and places an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Practical application of concepts is highlighted throughout the text in case studies, critical thinking activities, QSEN competencies, and Healthy People 2020 objectives. QSEN boxes illustrate how quality and safety goals, competencies, objectives, knowledge, skills, and attitudes can be applied in nursing practice in the community. Healthy People 2020 objectives in every chapter address the health priorities and emerging health issues expected in the next decade. Genomics coverage provides a history of genetics and genomics and how they impact public/community health nursing care. Focus on health promotion throughout the text emphasizes initiatives, strategies, and interventions that promote the health of the community. Clinical Application scenarios present practice situations with questions and answers to help you apply chapter concepts to practice in the community. Evidence-Based Practice boxes highlight current research findings, their application to practice, and how community/public health nurses can apply the study results. Levels of Prevention boxes identify specific nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels, to reinforce the concept of prevention as it pertains to community and public health care. Feature box on Linking Content to Practice highlights how chapter content is applied in the role of public/community health nursing. NEW! Coverage of health care reform includes discussions of the impact of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) on public health nursing and the potential implications of its repeal. NEW! Check Your Practice boxes feature scenarios and discussion questions to promote active learning.

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.

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 Public Health Nursing Practice E Book

Author: Frances A. Maurer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293747
Release Date: 2014-04-04
Genre: Medical

Focusing on practical, need-to-know information, Community/Public Health Nursing Practice helps you learn how to apply the nursing process at the community and family level. It features an engaging, easy-to-understand writing style, as well as assessment tools, detailed case studies, and clinical examples that demonstrate how key concepts apply to real-world practice. Additional resources on the companion Evolve website expand and enhance content within the text. Practical features including Case Studies, Ethics in Practice, and The Nursing Process in Practice illustrate real-world applications of key community/public health nursing concepts. A complete unit on the community as client helps you understand how the assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation steps of the nursing process apply to the community, as opposed to an individual. A chapter devoted to community assessment provides a complete assessment tool and shows you how the tool applies to two different types of communities. UNIQUE! A chapter on screening and referral promotes population-focused practice, which is the crux of community/public health nursing. A separate unit on the family emphasizes the importance of viewing the family as a singular client. A complete discussion of the Minnesota Wheel helps you better understand this widely-accepted framework for community/public health nursing practice. Helpful sections such as Focus Questions, Chapter Outlines, Key Ideas, and Learning by Experience and Reflection help you pinpoint essential information. NEW! Healthy People 2020 objectives throughout the text help you identify common health risk factors in populations and families. NEW! Coverage of health care reform, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA), explores how current health care legislation impacts community/public health nursing. NEW! Discussions of community health "hot button" issues, such as human trafficking, genital circumcision, and bullying, introduce you to today's health care challenges. NEW! Information on weather-related disaster fatalities, bioterrorism, and national and state planning responses familiarize you with current, relevant issues which affect the health of populations worldwide and shape the role of the community/public health nurse.

Community public Health Nursing Practice

Author: Frances A. Maurer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0721603548
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

The 3rd edition of this popular text creates a true-to-life learning experience where readers discover practical methods and solutions for community care and population-focused practice. This text reinforces the roles and responsibilities of the community/public health nurse by taking a practical application approach to community/public health nursing. With features that promote a "practice" approach and numerous clinical examples and case studies, the text provides readers with the knowledge to make the leap from the page into practice to become effective community/public health nurses. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details. Emphasizes family and community as client and provides detailed steps on assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation Provides separate units on family and community health Highlights Healthy People 2010 boxes that reinforce primary prevention concepts Innovative website interactivity that interfaces with book content to reinforce the application of subject matter to clinical situations Four new chapters on international health, vulnerable populations, teenage pregnancy, and community mental health Addresses bioterrorism and homeland security issues and related nursing interventions Provides new content on the growing population of migrant health workers Highlights important terminology with key terms listed in the front and defined throughout the chapters Full-color illustrations and photographs help prepare users for public health practice

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.

Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students

Author: Daryl Evans
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781526412140
Release Date: 2017-02-25
Genre: Medical

Preventing illness and improving the general health of the population is a vital priority for the health service with nurses expected to play a central role. Written using clear language this book explains what health promotion is and how it interacts with public health. It shows how health promotion can be implemented while drawing on the main theories, models and evidence that inform practice. The book covers the essential topics like lifestyle changes, health screening and patient education giving you the necessary tools and confidence to integrate health promotion into your day to day nursing practice. Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is: Affordable Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters Focused on applying theory to practice Full of active learning features ‘The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis.’ - Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby

Community Health Care Nursing

Author: David Sines
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118713235
Release Date: 2013-05-07
Genre: Medical

Review of previous edition: "An extremely popular and valuable resource to students, practitioners and managers in community health care nursing." Journal of Advanced Nursing Community Health Care Nursing has become established as an essential source of reference for all those working in the primary care and community health care domain. The Fourth Edition of this successful text focuses on new emergent agendas which affect primary care and public health education and service delivery/improvement. Comprehensive and accessible, this well established text draws on a wide range of subject experts all aiming for excellence in service delivery, to produce a resource that addresses the key aspects of community health delivery reflecting the reality of the new community/primary care agenda in the United Kingdom. Integrated throughout the book are themes relevant to contemporary community healthcare nursing, including Self Managed Care/Managed Care Pathways, Long Term Conditions, Palliative care and End of Life Care, Urgent and Unscheduled Care, Offender Care, and Continuing/Intermediate Care. The result is a book which focuses on new opportunities for contemporary practice, service delivery/improvement and education response within the context of the modernised primary and public healthcare service Key features: New edition of a well-established and successful text Written by experts in the field Examines competencies in practice Includes evidence-based guidelines and integrates national service framework requirements Includes new chapters on Advanced Nursing Practice and competence assessment, modernised primary healthcare workforce and workforce change, Commissioning, and user and public engagement

A Textbook of Community Nursing

Author: Sue Chilton
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781444164831
Release Date: 2012-04-27
Genre: Medical

A Textbook of Community Nursing is a comprehensive and evidence-based introduction covering the full range of professional issues, including community nursing roles, personal safety, public health, and health promotion. This is an essential text for all pre-registration nursing students, students on specialist community nursing courses, and qualified nurses entering community practice for the first time. Completely up-to-date with current theory, policy, and guidelines for practice, all chapters are underpinned by a strong evidence base User-friendly and accessible, with learning objectives for each chapter, plus exercises and activities to test current understanding, promote reflective practice, and encourage further reading Case studies and examples from practice draw on all branches of community nursing to illustrate practical application of theory