Community Health Nursing: Caring In Action

Paperback | February 3, 2009

byJanice Hitchcock, Phyllis E. Schubert, Sue A. Thomas

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This text explores how the caring paradigm in nursing can be employed as a vital force for human growth and development, self-determination, empowerment, community participation and capacity, and the implementation of primary health care services in Canada. The text encourages the reader to engage in reflective thinking, application of knowledge and problem solving.

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This text explores how the caring paradigm in nursing can be employed as a vital force for human growth and development, self-determination, empowerment, community participation and capacity, and the implementation of primary health care services in Canada. The text encourages the reader to engage in reflective thinking, application of...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 10.88 × 8.38 × 0.69 inPublished:February 3, 2009Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176441034

ISBN - 13:9780176441036

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Chapter 1: Introduction to community health nursing in Canada                                  Chapter 2: A brief history of community health nursing in Canada                   Chapter 3: Canada's health care system: History and current challenges                                Chapter 4: Aboriginal health: Concepts and current challengesChapter 5: Varied roles and practice specialties in community health nursing             Chapter 6: Perspectives on health and its promotion and preservationChapter 7: Environmental perspectives on health Chapter 8: Global health perspectives for community health nursesChapter 9: Fundamentals of epidemiology for community health nursing practiceChapter 10: Communicable diseasesChapter 11: Assessing the communityChapter 12: Frameworks for assessing familiesChapter 13: Program planning, implementation, and evaluationChapter 14: Care of infants, children and adolescentsChapter 15: Care of young, middle and older adultsAppendicesAppendix A: Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2007).Appendix B: Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice (Community Health Nurses Association of Canada - May 2003).Appendix C: The Friedman Family assessment Model (short form) Appendix D: Functional assessmentsAppendix E: Community assessment guide: The place, the people, and the social systemAppendix F: Environmental assessments: Home safety for disabled or older adultsAppendix G: Community health nursing service satisfaction questionnaire