Health Promotion For Nurses: A Practical Guide by Carolyn Chambers ClarkHealth Promotion For Nurses: A Practical Guide by Carolyn Chambers Clark

Health Promotion For Nurses: A Practical Guide

byCarolyn Chambers Clark, Karen K. Paraska

Paperback | October 2, 2012

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With the increase of chronic disease and pressure on health professionals to improve patient outcomes, the demand for skilled professionals in the field of health promotion is stronger than ever before. Health Promotion for Nurses: A Practical Guide by Carolyn Chambers Clark and Karen Paraska provides insight into the principles of health promotion, and enables the reader to translate them into practice. The book covers traditional health promotion concepts, and incorporates their use with chronic diseases. Furthermore, the authors cover program planning, implementation, and evaluation, and discuss practical applications.This text helps bridge the gap between the theoretical and the practical, and provides professionals working in the field of health promotion the necessary tools to apply the skills in their practice. It contains case studies and exercises to provide examples of how theoretical concepts can be applied in real-life situations, and also includes chapter objectives, summaries, articles, key terms, and review questions to help guide readers through the material.This text is divided into four sections:Health Promotion and TheoryHealth Promotion in ActionHealth Promotion and Evidence Based PracticeResources for PracticeInstructor Resources include:Suggested Answers for Case StudiesReview QuestionsAsk Yourself ExercisesPowerPoint PresentationsTest Bank
Title:Health Promotion For Nurses: A Practical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:522 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.88 inPublished:October 2, 2012Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1449686672

ISBN - 13:9781449686673


Table of Contents

Part One: Health Promotion and TheoryChapter 1: Health and Health PromotionChapter 2: Health Promotion and TheoryChapter 3: The Nurse's Role in Health PromotionPart Two: Health Promotion in ActionChapter 4: Promoting Physical HealthChapter 5: Mental Health PromotionChapter 6: Family Health Promotion Chapter 7: Healthcare Policy in the United StatesPart Three: Health Promotion and Evidence Based PracticeChapter 8: Health Promotion Research and Evidence Chapter 9: Natural, Non-Invasive Approaches to Health PromotionChapter 10: Health Promotion Programs: Developing, Facilitating, Measuring, and Evaluating Chapter 11: Management of Chronic Conditions: Using the EvidencePart Four: Resources for PracticeAppendix A Index of CAM methodologiesAppendix B Index of chronic conditions