Author: Arnott, Jane
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Release Date: 2012-06-01
"On every page the work of the community nurse shines through. Exercises, a reflective commentary and case studies provide an integral link between the 'real world' of practice and the underpinning knowledge and critical thinking necessary to become an effective and evidence-based community nurse. This is an excellent, practical and informative book that is already poised to become the leading resource in its field." John Keady, Professor of Older People's Mental Health Nursing, The University of Manchester/Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK This new textbook is perfect for understanding how community nursing works, and how to work effectively in community settings. The skills required to work with the challenges of community nurse activities are clearly introduced, from working in people's homes, working with carers, developing assessment skills to working with other professionals. By drawing on vivid case studies set in the fictional town of Chettlesbridge, the authors skilfully bring to life the world of community nursing practice enabling you to apply new learning to real situations. Key features: Includes patient case studies, practical tips, bullet lists, sample worksheets, examples and simple visual aids Provides chapters with a series of guided exercises to stimulate a deeper level of reflection and discussion Covers areas such as working with vulnerable groups and working with carers and their families Introduction to Community Nursing Practice is key reading for pre-registration nurses undertaking modules that cover community nursing, community care, and undertaking community based placements. It will also help student nurses from the mental health, child and learning disabilities pathways where health care in the community setting is part of the curriculum.
Author: Diana Guzys
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2017-06-27
To equip students for a complex field of practice, An Introduction to Community and Primary Health Care offers a comprehensive foundation in the theory, skills and application of community and primary health care in Australia and New Zealand. This fully revised new edition incorporates current leading primary health care research and features new chapters on indigenous health, correctional nursing and nurse practitioners, reflecting the dynamic nature of community health care practice. Learning objectives, reflective and critical thinking questions, case studies and further reading consolidate understanding of key concepts. Students and instructors can also find comprehensive supplementary resources on the companion website. With each author writing in their areas of expertise, this practical resource equips students with the tools they will need as community and primary health care professionals working in a diverse range of settings across Australia and New Zealand.
Author: Stephen Paul Holzemer
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2014
Written in an accessible, user-friendly, and practical style, this text provides a focused and highly engaging introduction to community health nursing. It focuses on health care for people in their homes and where they live with an overriding emphasis on care of the client in the community, and the business and politics of community health nursing. This book is accompanied by a robust Companion Website full of online activities to enhance the student learning experiences.
Author: Roberta Hunt
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2009
This text presents foundational concepts pivotal to delivering nursing care in the community setting, with specific attention to the NLN competencies for community-based nursing care. The author examines the variety of settings and situations in which the community-based nurse provides care, highlighting cultural diversities in the patient populations, and emphasizing interactions between the individual and the family. This edition includes more information on disaster management and communicable diseases and expanded, updated Medicare/Medicaid guidelines. A companion Website on thePoint will include student activities, assessment guidelines, and forms. Instructors will have access to an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, and an expanded testbank.
Author: Winsome St John
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Release Date: 2006-11-01
Community practice is a stimulating and diverse field of nursing. Community nurses often work without direct support from other health professionals and need, not only excellent clinical skills, but also skills in communication, research and health promotion. Community Nursing Practice offers a thorough introduction to the role of the community nurse. Based on principles of primary health care, it outlines the theory, knowledge and skills required to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, groups, and even whole communities. The contributors make a point of articulating knowledge that is often taken for granted among experienced practitioners. Community Nursing Practice is based on the premise that community nursing is a specialist field of nursing practice in its own right, and nurses require a specific body of knowledge to work effectively in a community setting - no matter what their clinical focus or location. Contributors outline the foundations of community practice, including principles of disease prevention and wellness promotion, as well as a social model of health. Together with the skills required for work with different population groups, the contribution of research is explored. Professional skills including program management, advocacy, teamwork, home visiting and self management are also covered. With contributions from leading nurse educators and researchers, Community Nursing Practice is richly illustrated with case studies and examples from a variety of practice settings. It is an essential student text and valuable professional reference.
This is the first book to identify and debate the key issues around community nurses taking responsibility for developing the ways in which they deliver care. Modern health care expects the individual practitioner to develop patient-focused, accessible and evidence-based community services. Despite the fact that the introduction and management of change is now a feature of professional education, community nurses often feel ill-prepared for introducing change in the real world, perceiving a gap between theory and practice.
Author: Melanie McEwen
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Community health nursing
This text/reference familiarizes readers with nursing care in the full range of non-hospital clinical settings including homes, doctors' offices, clinics, schools, work sites, nursing homes, and more. Direct, straightforward, and application-oriented, it focuses on health promotion and illness prevention while also addressing the nursing care of persons with routine and chronic conditions.
Author: Joan M. Cookfair
Publisher: Mosby Inc
Release Date: 1996-02
This edition includes new chapters on management concepts and school health nursing and offers expanded coverage of caring for the individual, with specific details on caring for the maternal-infant client. It also provides case studies, chapter objectives.
Author: Mary Jo Dummer Clark
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Community health nursing
An introduction to aspects of community health nursing, from health promotion to care of existing illness, and from care of individuals and their families to care of population groups. The epidemiologic model of health policy analysis incorporates principles of public health science and the nursing process throughout the book. This model provides a structural approach for nursing students in applying the principles of both public health science and professional nursing to community health nursing practice.
Author: Sue Chilton
Release Date: 2017-10-18
A Textbook of Community Nursing is a comprehensive and evidence-based introduction covering the full range of professional topics, including professional approaches to care, public health, eHealth, therapeutic relationships and the role of community nursing in mental health. The new edition has been updated throughout, including new guidelines and policies. It also provides a stronger focus on evidence-based practice. ? This user-friendly and accessible textbook includes: Current theory, policy, and guidelines for practice. All chapters are underpinned by a strong evidence base; 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 which draw on all branches of community nursing to illustrate practical application of theory. 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.
Author: Mary Jo Dummer Clark
Release Date: 2003
Community Health Nursing "Caring for Populations" Fourth Edition Now more than ever - locally, nationally, globally - society is in need of community health services. The Fourth Edition of "Community Health Nursing "continues to emphasize the application of community health nursing as it relates to specific populations, settings, and community health problems. Using an easy-to-follow organizing framework, the text assists readers in applying nursing process and nursing interventions to the care of the individual, families, and population groups. Theoretically and scientifically sound, as well as practical and applicable, this resource is a thorough introduction to the specialty. Features: New ~" Cultural Considerations "highlight cultural factors that influence health, health care delivery, and community health nursing practice. New ~" Ethical Awareness "feature introduces readers to ethical dilemmas faced by community health nurses and assists them in applying principles of ethical decision making. New Chapter ~" Care of Clients in Official and Voluntary Agencies "includes detailed discussion of parish nursing and its roles and functions as well as local health agencies and standards, functions and services of community/public health nursing. Assessment Tips detail key considerations in nursing assessment in specific populations, settings, and health problems. Comprehensive technology package that includes a Companion Website, corresponding student CD-ROM, and online course management systems in WebCT, Black Board and Course Compass platforms.
Author: Janet Ross Kerr
Publisher: St. Louis ; Toronto : Mosby
Release Date: 1996
An Introduction to Issues in Community Health Nursing in Canada focuses on current issues in community health nursing from a Canadian perspective with an emphasis on Primary Health Care. It clearly and concisely describes the unique opportunities facing community health nurses in Canada today. This authoritative and insightful book explores the historical roots of community health nursing in Canada and gives an overview of its growth and development to the present; gives an overview of the development of national health insurance in Canada and the values behind it as they apply to Primary Health Care; explores the growth of Primary Health Care and the principles behind it as the means for achieving "health for all" in Canada; describes the growth of ambulatory care centres and home care programs and outlines a model for Primary Health Care practice; discusses strategies for addressing legal and ethical dilemmas nurses will encounter in community settings; reports on the progress of nursing research in Canada over the last decade and the implications of this research for community health nursing practice; and discusses current health care issues such as financing for increased cost of care, allocation of health care resources, maldistribution of physicians, and underutilization of nurses.
Author: Laura J. Fero
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2010-08-23
A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Publisher's 2011 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference! It provides: Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox; Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically; No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday; Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference. It has all the vital information you need at your fingertips: Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule; Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information; Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities, and adverse reactions; Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points; Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs; Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert.
Author: Ginger Armentrout
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Focusing on the community and home health care, this new book includes an overview of nursing in the community. Responding to the shift in practice and curriculum, from institutional care to community-based care, this new book helps instructors integrate community health information into their specific nursing programs. Specific topics covered include an overview of the health care system, cultural diversity considerations in the health care setting, client teaching, home visiting, and future trends in community nursing. Nursing students, nurse practitioners.