An Introduction To Community & Public Health by James F. MckenzieAn Introduction To Community & Public Health by James F. Mckenzie

An Introduction To Community & Public Health

byJames F. Mckenzie, Robert R. Pinger

Paperback | March 19, 2014

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Now with a new full color design and art program, the Eighth Edition of An Introduction to Community & Public Health provides the latest trends and statistics in community health. With an emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in health education, this best-selling introductory text covers such topics as epidemiology, community organization, program planning, minority health, health care, mental health, environmental health, drugs, safety, and occupational health. A robust pedagogy and online companion Website help students understand and retain key learning objectives and better prepare for class. New and Key Features: - A new full color design and art program provides a modern, fresh look to the text - A fully revised chapter on Health Care Policy provides students with the latest data in this changing field - Includes the latest updates related to Health People 2020, ADA, and MyPlate - Each chapter includes a short scenario that helps students relate chapter content to their everyday lives, identifies key ideas in the chapter, and highlights learning objectives - Key terms are placed in boldfaced type and defined both in the margins of the text and in the glossary - Web activities encourage students to further explore content by visiting relevant community/public health websites - Suggested activities help students apply what they have learned in the text or research it further
Title:An Introduction To Community & Public HealthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:638 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.87 inPublished:March 19, 2014Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1284036596

ISBN - 13:9781284036596

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Table of Contents

Unit 1 - Foundations of Community HealthChapter 1: Community Health: Yesterday, Today, and TomorrowChapter 2: Organizations That Help Shape Community HealthChapter 3: Epidemiology: The Study of Disease, Injury, and Death in the CommunityChapter 4: Epidemiology: Prevention and Control of Diseases and Health ConditionsChapter 5: Community Organizing/Building and Health Promotion ProgrammingChapter 6: The School Health Program: A Component of Community HealthUnit 2 - The Nation's HealthChapter 7: Maternal, Infant, and Child HealthChapter 8: Adolescents, Young Adults, and AdultsChapter 9: EldersChapter 10: Community Health and Racial/Ethnic PopulationsChapter 11: Community Mental HealthChapter 12: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs: A Community ConcernChapter 13: Health Care SystemUnit 3 - Environmental Health and SafetyChapter 14: Community Health and the EnvironmentChapter 15: Injuries as a Community Health ProblemChapter 16: Safety and Health in the Workplace