Community/public Health Nursing: Promoting The Health Of Populations

Paperback | October 14, 2014

byMary A. Nies, Melanie McewenEditorMary A. Nies

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Covering the nurse's role in promoting community health,Community/Public Health Nursing, 6th Edition provides a unique upstream preventive focus and a strong social justice approach in a concise, easy-to-read text. It shows how you, as a nurse, can take an active role in social action and health policy especially in caring for diverse and vulnerable population groups. Written by community health nursing experts Mary A. Nies and Melanie McEwen, this book offers clinical examples and photo novellas showing how concepts apply to the real world, and describes the issues and responsibilities of today's community and public health nursing.

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Covering the nurse's role in promoting community health,Community/Public Health Nursing, 6th Edition provides a unique upstream preventive focus and a strong social justice approach in a concise, easy-to-read text. It shows how you, as a nurse, can take an active role in social action and health policy especially in caring for diverse ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:712 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 14, 2014Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323188192

ISBN - 13:9780323188197

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction to Community Health Nursing 1. Health: A Community View 2. Historical Factors: Community Health Nursing in Context 3. Thinking Upstream: Nursing Theories and Population-Focused Nursing Practice 4. Health Promotion and Risk Reduction

Unit 2: The Art and Science of Community Health Nursing 5. Epidemiology 6. Community Assessment 7. Community Health Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation 8. Community Health Education 9. Case Management

Unit 3: Factors that Influence the Health of the Community 10. Policy, Politics, Legislation, and Community Health Nursing 11. The Health Care System 12. Economics of Health Care 13. Cultural Diversity and Community Health Nursing 14. Environmental Health 15. Globalization and International Health

Unit 4: Aggregates in the Community 16. Child and Adolescent Health 17. Women's Health 18. Men's Health 19. Senior Health 20. Family Health

Unit 5: Vulnerable Populations 21. Populations Affected by Disabilities 22. Homeless Populations 23. Rural and Migrant Health 24. Populations Affected by Mental Illness

Unit 6: Population Health Problems 25. Communicable Disease 26. Substance Abuse 27. Violence 28. Natural and Man-made Disasters

Unit 7: Community Health Settings 29. School Health 30. Occupational Health 31. Forensic and Correctional Nursing 32. Faith Community Health 33. Home Health and Hospice