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Public Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 9th Edition

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Prepare for a successful career as a community/public health nurse! Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community, 9th Edition provides up-to-date information on issues that impact public health nursing, such as infectious diseases, natural and man-made disasters, and health care policies affecting individuals, families, and communities. Real-life scenarios show examples of health promotion and public health interventions. New to this edition is an emphasis on QSEN skills and an explanation of the influence of the Affordable Care Act on public health. Written by well-known nursing educators Marcia Stanhope and Jeanette Lancaster, this comprehensive, bestselling text is ideal for students in both BSN and Advanced Practice Nursing programs.

    • Evidence-Based Practice and Cutting Edge boxes illustrate the use and application of the latest research findings in public/community health nursing.
    • Healthy People 2020 boxes highlight goals and objectives for promoting the nation’s health and wellness over the next decade.
    • Levels of Prevention boxes identify specific nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
    • Practice Application scenarios help you apply chapter content to the practice setting by analyzing case situations and answering critical thinking questions.
    • Linking Content to Practice boxes provide examples of the nurse’s role in caring for individuals, families, and populations in community health settings.
    • Unique! Separate chapters on healthy cities, the Minnesota Intervention Wheel, and nursing centers describe different approaches to community health initiatives.
    • Community/Public Health Nursing Online consists of 14 modules that bring community health situations to life, each including a reading assignment, case scenarios with learning activities, an assessment quiz, and critical thinking questions. Sold separately.
      • NEW! Coverage of health care reform discusses the impact of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) on public health nursing.
      • NEW! Focus on Quality and Safety Education for Nurses boxes give examples of how quality and safety goals, knowledge, competencies and skills, and attitudes can be applied to nursing practice in the community.
      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
      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, Palliative Care, and Hospice
      42. The Nurse in the Schools
      43. The Nurse in Occupational Health
      44. Forensic Nursing in the Community
      45. The Nurse in the Faith Community
      46. Public Health Nursing at Local, State, and National Levels
      Appendixes
      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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