ISBN: 9780323241755
Page Count: 1160
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Public Health Nursing - Revised Reprint - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource (Retail Access Card), 8th Edition

by Marcia Stanhope, RN, DSN, FAAN and Jeanette Lancaster, RN, PhD, FAAN
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Page Count: 1160
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This Revised Reprint of our 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing, Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community, has been updated with a new Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) appendix that features examples of incorporating knowledge, skills, and attitudes to improve quality and safety in community/public health nursing practice. As with the previous version, this text 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 concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities, this text also incorporates real-life applications of the public nurse’s role, Healthy People 2020 initiatives, 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 Practice boxes illustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing.
    • Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe 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 role describes the different functions of the public/community health nurse within the community.
    • Levels of Prevention boxes show 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?, and How To? boxes use practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content.
    • The Cutting Edge highlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice.
    • Practice Application provides case studies with critical thinking questions.
    • Separate chapters on community health initiatives thoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations.
    • Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines.
    • NEW! Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) appendix features examples of incorporating knowledge, skills, and attitudes to improve quality and safety in community/public health nursing practice.
    • NEW! Linking Content to Practice boxes provide real-life applications for chapter content.
    • NEW! Healthy People 2020 feature boxes highlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade.
    • NEW! Forensic Nursing in the Community chapter focuses on the unique role of forensic nurses in public health and safety, interpersonal violence, mass violence, and disasters.
    • NEW! Genomics in Public Health Nursing chapter includes a history of genetics and genomics and their impact on public/community health nursing care.
  • PART ONE: 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 TWO: 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 THREE: 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 FOUR: 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 FIVE: 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 SIX: 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 SEVEN: 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. Forensic Nursing in the Community NEW!
    45. The Nurse in the Faith Community
    46. Public Health Nursing at Local, State, and National Levels
    Appendixes
    Answers to Practice Application
  • Marcia Stanhope, RN, DSN, FAAN, The Good Samaritan Professor and Chair in Community Health Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY and Jeanette Lancaster, RN, PhD, FAAN, Visiting Professor, Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong; Professor, University of Virginia; Formerly Dean and Sadie Health Cabaniss Professor, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
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