Caring in Action
Author: Janice E. Hitchcock,Phyllis E. Schubert,Sue A. Thomas
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Cd contains: Terms and definitions in a question-and-answer format to aid in overall understanding of community health nursing.
Author: Stephen Paul Holzemer,Marilyn Klainberg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Written in an accessible, user-friendly, and practical style, this text provides a focused and highly engaging introduction to community health nursing. It focuses on health care for people in their homes and where they live with an overriding emphasis on care of the client in the community, and the business and politics of community health nursing. This book is accompanied by a robust Companion Website full of online activities to enhance the student learning experiences.
Caring for the Public's Health
Author: Karen Saucier Lundy,Sharyn Janes
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Historically, community health nursing has responded to the changing health care needs of the community and continues to meet those needs in a variety of diverse roles and settings. Community Health Nursing: Caring for the Public's Health, Second Edition reflects this response and is representative of what communities signify in the United States--a unified society made up of many different populations and unique health perspectives. This text provides an emphasis on population-based nursing directed toward health promotion and primary prevention in the community. It is both community-based and community-focused, reflecting the current dynamics of the health care system. The Second Edition contains new chapters on disaster nursing and community collaborations during emergencies. The chapters covering Family health, ethics, mental health, and pediatric nursing have all been significantly revised and updated.
A Practical Guide
Author: Patricia L. Carroll
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Covering critical points, and providing ample opportunities for review, this self-paced text provides a concise, yet complete survey of community health nursing concepts.
Making a Difference
Author: E. Diem,Alwyn Moyer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
This text is suitable for students taking Community Health Nursing or for the beginning practitioner in the field of Community Health Nursing. It is designed to provide direction for small-scale community health projects, ranging from about two to eight months in length.
An Alliance for Health
Author: Marilyn B. Klainberg
The first title in a series, this text presents community health nursing as part of a health alliance, working collaboratively with members of the community and other health-care professionals to meet the health needs of patients.
a selected bibliography
Author: Franklin Research Center,United States. Health Resources Administration. Division of Nursing
Author: Marcia Stanhope,Jeanette Lancaster,Sonya L. Jakubec,Sandra A. Pike-MacDonald
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
With concise, focused coverage, Community Health Nursing in Canada, 3rd Edition introduces you to all of the necessary concepts, skills, and practice of community health nursing. This comprehensive text from leading nursing educators also addresses the increasing awareness of social justice and the impact of society on individual health, with a shift from individual-centred care to population- and community-centred care. In this constantly evolving field, Community Health Nursing in Canada helps you develop the necessary skills to apply what you’ve learned in the practice setting. UNIQUE! Evidence-Informed Practice boxes illustrate how to apply the latest research findings in community health nursing. Levels of Prevention boxes give examples of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention related to community health nursing practice. Ethical Considerations boxes provide examples of ethical situations and relevant principles involved in making informed decisions in community health nursing practice. UNIQUE! Chapter Indigenous Health: Working with First Nations Peoples, Inuit, and Métis chapter details community health nursing in Aboriginal communities. UNIQUE! Determinants of Health boxes highlight these critical factors contributing to an individual’s health. How To boxes provide specific, application-oriented information. Chapter Summary sections provide a helpful summary of the key points within each chapter. NEW! CHN in Practice boxes provide unique case studies to help you develop your assessment and critical thinking skills. NEW! Cultural Considerations boxes present culturally diverse scenarios that offer questions for reflection and class discussion.
health care delivery in shortage areas
Author: Anne R. Warner
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Publisher: BI Publications Pvt Ltd
This book in its fourth edition has been revised and updated extensively both in content and by addition of chapters. The new chapters on setting up Health clinic, Town planning, Rehabilitation and Statistics have been added. But the basic approach to the presentation remains the same as designed by the author. Unlike many other textbooks on the subject the emphasis is on the practical aspects of Community Health Nursing. Hence this will facilitate the process of skill development along with acquisition of knowledge in the subject In terms of the comprehensiveness of the content and readability, this textbook will continue to be of immense help to students of Community Health.
Author: Hung Y. Fan,University of California Irvine California Hung Y Fan,Ross F. Conner,Luis P. Villarreal,Program Director Eastern Washington University Cheney Washington Wendy Repovich,Dori A Babcock,Robin Pickering,Karen A Edwards,Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy Baltimore Maryland Payal Agarwal,University of Southern Mississippi Mississippi Karen Saucier Lundy,Sharyn Janes
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Updated throughout with the latest findings on the AIDS virus, the Seventh Edition provides readers with the most current information available on the biology of the virus and the impact it has on society. The Seventh Edition of this best-selling text provides readers with a solid overview of AIDS from both a biomedical and a psychosocial perspective. The authors cover the molecular and cellular aspects of the virus and the immune system's response to it, and examine epidemiology and its role in understanding HIV and AIDS. The use of understandable vocabulary and clear illustrations, along with updated biomedical data and the most current statistics on AIDS available, makes AIDS: Science and Society an engaging resource for students, researchers, and general readers.Key Features:-Revised data throughout on the immune system and its response to new antigens.-New content on the mutation and evolution of HIV during infection-The latest data on research towards a cure and the treatment of infected individuals-Includes current epidemiological data throughout
Concepts and Practice
Author: Judith Ann Allender,Barbara Walton Spradley
Category: Community health nursing
he Fifth Edition of this comprehensive text has been thoroughly revised to present an increased emphasis on self care. New to this edition are: enhanced appendices and reference tools; Web sites/phone numbers of pertinent health care agencies; critical thinking exercises that require Internet searches; and additional photos and tables. Ten chapters have been updated with state-of-the-art information about environmental health and safety; issues of working with populations and groups; prevention of and intervention in community crises; family health assessment/practice; and more
Author: David Sines,Mary Saunders,Janice Forbes-Burford
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Review of previous edition: "An extremely popular and valuable resource to students,practitioners and managers in community health care nursing."Journal of Advanced Nursing Community Health Care Nursing has become established as anessential source of reference for all those working in the primarycare and community health care domain. The Fourth Edition of thissuccessful text focuses on new emergent agendas which affectprimary care and public health education and servicedelivery/improvement. Comprehensive and accessible, this well established text draws on awide range of subject experts all aiming for excellence in servicedelivery, to produce a resource that addresses the key aspects ofcommunity health delivery reflecting the reality of the newcommunity/primary care agenda in the United Kingdom. Integratedthroughout the book are themes relevant to contemporary communityhealthcare nursing, including Self Managed Care/Managed CarePathways, Long Term Conditions, Palliative care and End of LifeCare, Urgent and Unscheduled Care, Offender Care, andContinuing/Intermediate Care. The result is a book whichfocuses on new opportunities for contemporary practice, servicedelivery/improvement and education response within the context ofthe modernised primary and public healthcare service Key features: New edition of a well-established and successfultext Written by experts in the field Examines competencies in practice Includes evidence-based guidelines and integrates nationalservice framework requirements Includes new chapters on Advanced Nursing Practice andcompetence assessment, modernised primary healthcare workforce andworkforce change, Commissioning, and user and publicengagement
Caring for Populations
Author: Mary Jo Dummer Clark
Community Health Nursing "Caring for Populations" Fourth Edition Now more than ever - locally, nationally, globally - society is in need of community health services. The Fourth Edition of "Community Health Nursing "continues to emphasize the application of community health nursing as it relates to specific populations, settings, and community health problems. Using an easy-to-follow organizing framework, the text assists readers in applying nursing process and nursing interventions to the care of the individual, families, and population groups. Theoretically and scientifically sound, as well as practical and applicable, this resource is a thorough introduction to the specialty. Features: New ~" Cultural Considerations "highlight cultural factors that influence health, health care delivery, and community health nursing practice. New ~" Ethical Awareness "feature introduces readers to ethical dilemmas faced by community health nurses and assists them in applying principles of ethical decision making. New Chapter ~" Care of Clients in Official and Voluntary Agencies "includes detailed discussion of parish nursing and its roles and functions as well as local health agencies and standards, functions and services of community/public health nursing. Assessment Tips detail key considerations in nursing assessment in specific populations, settings, and health problems. Comprehensive technology package that includes a Companion Website, corresponding student CD-ROM, and online course management systems in WebCT, Black Board and Course Compass platforms.
education and practice
Author: National League for Nursing,Southern Regional Assembly of Constituent Leagues for Nursing
Philosophy, Process, Practice
Author: Wendy Burgess,Ethel Chatterton Ragland
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Category: Social Science
Author: Naomi E. Ervin
Advanced Community Health Nursing Practice is the only resource to cover the depth of all aspects of current advanced community practice and the processes used in practice. Chapters contributed by experts in the field, integrate key concepts throughout. Coverage includes foundations of practice, community assessment, program planning, program implementation, and program evaluation. Interdisciplinary practice, community involvement, and ethical issues are also discussed. Designed specifically for graduate level students, this is an excellent resource for courses in primary care, occupational health nursing, school nursing and home health care.
Author: Susan Clemen-Stone,Diane Gerber Eígstí,Sandra L. McGuire
Publisher: Mosby Elsevier Health Science
A Population-Based Approach
Author: Demetrius James Porche
Public health practice focuses on the prevention of disease and disability as a means of promoting the health of communities and the individuals who make up those communities. Public and Community Health Nursing Practice presents a comprehensive summary of core practices for assessment, assurance, and policy development to achieve this goal through population-based practice. The author also outlines standards for evidence-based practice based on current research. This book will be of interest to students in nursing, public health, and behavioral medicine and practitioners in public and community health.
Health for Families and Populations
Author: Frances A. Maurer,Claudia M. Smith
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Focusing on practical, need-to-know information, Community/Public Health Nursing Practice helps you learn how to apply the nursing process at the community and family level. It features an engaging, easy-to-understand writing style, as well as assessment tools, detailed case studies, and clinical examples that demonstrate how key concepts apply to real-world practice. Additional resources on the companion Evolve website expand and enhance content within the text. Practical features including Case Studies, Ethics in Practice, and The Nursing Process in Practice illustrate real-world applications of key community/public health nursing concepts. A complete unit on the community as client helps you understand how the assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation steps of the nursing process apply to the community, as opposed to an individual. A chapter devoted to community assessment provides a complete assessment tool and shows you how the tool applies to two different types of communities. UNIQUE! A chapter on screening and referral promotes population-focused practice, which is the crux of community/public health nursing. A separate unit on the family emphasizes the importance of viewing the family as a singular client. A complete discussion of the Minnesota Wheel helps you better understand this widely-accepted framework for community/public health nursing practice. Helpful sections such as Focus Questions, Chapter Outlines, Key Ideas, and Learning by Experience and Reflection help you pinpoint essential information. NEW! Healthy People 2020 objectives throughout the text help you identify common health risk factors in populations and families. NEW! Coverage of health care reform, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA), explores how current health care legislation impacts community/public health nursing. NEW! Discussions of community health "hot button" issues, such as human trafficking, genital circumcision, and bullying, introduce you to today's health care challenges. NEW! Information on weather-related disaster fatalities, bioterrorism, and national and state planning responses familiarize you with current, relevant issues which affect the health of populations worldwide and shape the role of the community/public health nurse.