Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community

Other | July 21, 2014

byMarcia Stanhope, Marcia Stanhope, Jeanette Lancaster...EditorMarcia Stanhope

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Now in its 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing provides comprehensive and up-to-date content to keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing community health climate and prepare you for an effective nursing career. In addition to a solid foundation in concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities, you will find real-life applications of the public nurse's role,Healthy People 2020initiatives, new chapters on forensics and genomics, plus timely coverage of disaster management and important client populations such as pregnant teens, the homeless, immigrants, and more.

  • Evidence-Based Practiceboxesillustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing.
  • Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster managementdescribe the nurse's role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health.
  • Separate unit on the public/community health nurse's roledescribes the different roles and functions of the public/community health nurse within the community.
  • Levels of Preventionboxesshow how community/public health nurses deliver health care interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention.
  • What Do You Think?,Did You Know?, andHow To?boxesuse practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content.
  • The Cutting Edgehighlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice.
  • Practice Applicationprovides case studies with critical thinking questions.
  • Separate chapters on community health initiativesthoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations.
  • Appendixesoffer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines.
  • Linking Content to Practiceboxesprovide real-life applications for chapter content.
  • NEW!Healthy People 2020feature boxeshighlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade.
  • NEW!The Nurse in Forensicschapterfocuses on the unique role of forensic nurses in public health and safety, interpersonal violence, mass violence, and disasters.
  • NEW!Genomics in Public Health Nursingchapterincludes a history of genetics and genomics and their impact on public/community health nursing care.

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Now in its 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing provides comprehensive and up-to-date content to keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing community health climate and prepare you for an effective nursing career. In addition to a solid foundation in concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and ...

Format:OtherDimensions:1128 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:July 21, 2014Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323294103

ISBN - 13:9780323294102

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Perspectives in Health Care and Population-Centered Nursing

1. Population-Focused Practice: The Foundation of Specialization in Public Health Nursing

2. History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing

3. Public Health and Primary Health Care Systems and Healthcare Transformation

4. Perspectives in Global Health Care

Part 2: Influences on Health Care Delivery and Population-Centered Nursing

5. Economics of Health Care Delivery

6. Application of Ethics in the Community

7. Cultural Diversity in the Community

8. Public Health Policy

Part 3: Conceptual and Scientific Frameworks Applied to Population-Centered Nursing Practice

9. Population-Based Public Health Nursing Practice: The Intervention Wheel

10. Environmental Health

11. Genomics in Public Health Nursing NEW!

12. Epidemiology

13. Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

14. Communicable and Infectious Disease Risks

15. Evidence-Based Practice

16. Using Health Education and Groups to Promote Health

17. Promoting Healthy Communities Using Multilevel Participatory Strategies

Part 4: Issues and Approaches in Population-Centered Nursing

18. Community as Client: Assessment and Analysis

19. Population-Centered Nursing in Rural and Urban Environments

20. Promoting Health Through Healthy Communities and Cities

21. The Nursing Center: A Model for Nursing Practice in the Community

22. Case Management

23. Public Health Nursing and the Disaster Management Cycle

24. Public Health Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation

25. Program Management

26. Quality Management

Part 5: Health Promotion with Target Populations Across the Life Span

27. Family Development and Family Nursing Assessment

28. Family Health Risks

29. Child and Adolescent Health

30. Major Health Issues and Chronic Disease Management of Adults Across the Life Span

31. Special Needs Populations

Part 6: Vulnerability: Issues for the Twenty-First Century

32. Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview

33. Poverty and Homelessness

34. Migrant Health Issues

35. Teen Pregnancy

36. Mental Health Issues

37. Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Problems

38. Violence and Human Abuse

Part 7: Nurse Roles and Functions in the Community

39. The Advanced Practice Nurse in the Community

40. The Nurse Leader in the Community

41. The Nurse in Home Health and Hospice

42. The Nurse in the Schools

43. The Nurse in Occupational Health

44. The Nurse in Forensics NEW!

45. The Nurse in the Faith Community

46. Public Health Nursing at Local, State, and National Levels

Appendixes

Answers to Practice Application