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Foundations for Population Health in Community/Public Health Nursing. Edition No. 5

  • ID: 4659935
  • Book
  • 656 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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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.

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Part I: Perspectives in Health Care Delivery and Nursing 1. Community and Prevention Oriented Practice to Improve Population Health 2. The History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing 3. The Changing U.S. Health and Public Health Care Systems

Part II: Influences on Health Care Delivery and Nursing 4. Ethics in Public and Community Health Nursing Practice 5. Cultural Influences in Nursing in Community Health 6. Environmental Health 7. Government, the Law, and Policy Activism 8. Economic Influences

Part III: Conceptual Frameworks Applied to Nursing Practice in the Community 9. Epidemiological Applications 10. Evidence-Based Practice 11. Using Health Education and Groups in the Community

Part IV: Issues and Approaches in Health Care of Populations 12. Community Assessment and Evaluation 13. Case Management 14. Disaster Management 15. Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation 16. Program Management 17. Managing Quality and Safety

Part V: Issues and Approaches in Family and Individual Health Care 18. Family Development and Family Nursing Assessment 19. Family Health Risks 20. Health Risks Across the Life Span

Part VI: Vulnerability: Predisposing Factors 21. Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview 22. Rural Health and Migrant Health 23. Poverty, Homelessness, Teen Pregnancy, and Mental Illness 24. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Problems in the Community 25. Violence and Human Abuse 26. Infectious Disease Prevention and Control 27. HIV Infection, Hepatitis, Tuberculosis, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Part VII: Nursing Practice in the Community: Roles and Functions 28. Nursing Practice at the Local, State, and National Levels in Public Health 29. The Faith Community Nurse 30. The Nurse in Home Health and Hospice 31. The Nurse in the Schools 32. The Nurse in Occupational Health

Appendixes Appendix A Guidelines for Practice Appendix B Assessment Tools Appendix C Essential Elements of Public Health Nursing Appendix D Hepatitis Information Appendix E Glossary

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Stanhope, Marcia The Good Samaritan Professor and Chair in Community Health Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Dr. Marcia Stanhope, RN, DSN, FAAN
Lancaster, Jeanette Visiting Professor, Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong; Professor, University of Virginia; Formerly Dean and Sadie Health Cabaniss Professor, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Jeanette Lancaster, RN, PhD, FAAN
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