Community Health Nursing: Caring In Action by Janice HitchcockCommunity Health Nursing: Caring In Action by Janice Hitchcock

Community Health Nursing: Caring In Action

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

Paperback | February 3, 2009

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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.
Janice Hitchcock is a Professor and Associate Director for the Department of Nursing in Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, CA.Sue A. Thomas is a Professor and Graduate Coordinator for the Department of Nursing at the Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, CA.Dr. Bartfay's career in nursing has spanned over twenty years, and he ...
Title:Community Health Nursing: Caring In ActionFormat: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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Table of Contents

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