Foundations for Population Health in Community/Public Health Nursing, 6th Edition
Master the essentials of health promotion in community and public health nursing! Foundations for Population Health in Community/Public Health Nursing, 6th Edition provides clear, concise coverage of the nurse’s role in preventing disease, promoting health, and providing health education in community settings. Case studies and critical thinking activities make it easier to apply concepts to community nursing practice. New to this edition are Healthy People 2030 guidelines and coverage of the latest issues, trends, and approaches. Written by well-known nursing educators Marcia Stanhope and Jeanette Lancaster, this streamlined text covers the fundamentals of designing effective nursing strategies for vulnerable and special populations.
- Focus on health promotion throughout the text emphasizes initiatives, strategies, and interventions that promote the health of the community.
- QSEN boxes illustrate how quality and safety goals, competencies, objectives, knowledge, skills, and attitudes can be applied in nursing practice in the community.
- Levels of Prevention boxes identify specific nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels, reinforcing the concept of prevention as it relates to community and public health care.
- Applying Content to Practice boxes highlight how chapter content is applied to nursing practice in the community.
- Practice Application scenarios present practice situations with questions and answers to help you apply concepts to community practice.
- Genomics coverage provides a history of genetics and genomics and how they impact public/community health nursing care.
- Coverage of ongoing health care reform issues includes the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) on public health nursing.
- Evidence-Based Practice boxes highlight current research findings, their application to practice, and how community/public health nurses can apply the study results.
- NEW! COVID-19 pandemic information has been added.
- NEW! Healthy People 2030 objectives are highlighted throughout the book, addressing the health priorities and emerging health issues expected in the next decade.
- NEW! Updated content and figures reflect the most current data, issues, trends, and practices.
- NEW! Expanded Check Your Practice boxes use Clinical Judgment (Next Generation NCLEX®) steps to guide your thinking about practice scenarios.
PART 1: Perspectives in Health Care Delivery and Nursing
1. Community and Prevention Oriented Practice to Improve Population Health
2. The History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing
3. The Changing U.S. Health and Public Health Care Systems
PART 2: Influences on Health Care Delivery and Nursing
4. Ethics in Public and Community Health Nursing Practice
5. Cultural Influences in Nursing in Community Health
6. Environmental Health
7. Government, the Law, and Policy Activism
8. Economic Influences
PART 3: Conceptual Frameworks Applied to Nursing Practice in the Community
9. Epidemiological Applications
10. Evidence-Based Practice
11. Using Health Education and Groups in the Community
PART 4: Issues and Approaches in Health Care of Populations
12. Community Assessment and Evaluation
13. Case Management
14. Disaster Management
15. Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation
16. Program Management
17. Managing Quality and Safety
PART 5: Issues and Approaches in Family and Individual Health Care
18. Family Development and Family Nursing Assessment
19. Family Health Risks
20. Health Risks Across the Life Span
PART 6 Vulnerability: Predisposing Factors
21. Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview
22. Rural Health and Migrant Health
23. Poverty, Homelessness, Teen Pregnancy, and Mental Illness
24. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Problems in the Community
25. Violence and Human Abuse
26. Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
27. HIV Infection, Hepatitis, Tuberculosis, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
PART 7: Nursing Practice in the Community: Roles and Functions
28. Nursing Practice at the Local, State, and National Levels in Public Health
29. The Faith Community Nurse
30. The Nurse in Home Health and Hospice
31. The Nurse in the Schools
32. The Nurse in Occupational Health
Appendix A: Guidelines for Practice
Appendix B: Assessment Tools
Appendix C: Essential Elements of Public Health Nursing
Appendix D: Hepatitis Information
Appendix E: Glossary
Marcia Stanhope, PhD, RN, FAAN, Education and Practice Consultant and Professor Emerita, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky and Jeanette Lancaster, PhD, RN, FAAN, Sadie Heath Cabiness Professor and Dean Emerita, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; Associate, Tuft & Associates, Inc.