Foundations for Population Health in Community/Public Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
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.
SECTION I Factors Influencing Nursing in Community and Population Health 1: Public Health Nursing and Population Health 2: The History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing 3: US and Global Health Care 4: Government, the Law, and Policy Activism 5: Economics of US Health Care Delivery SECTION 2 Forces Affecting Nurses in Community and Population Health Care Delivery 6: Ethics in Public and Community Health Nursing Practice 7: Culture of Populations in Communities 8: Environmental Health 9: Evidence-Based Practice SECTION 3 Conceptual Frameworks Applied to Nursing Practice in the Community 10: Epidemiologic Applications 11: Infectious Disease Prevention and Control 12: Communicable and Infectious Disease Risks 13: Community Assessment and Evaluation 14: Health Education in the Community SECTION 4 Issues and Approaches in Health Care of Populations 15: Case Management 16: Disaster Management 17: Public Health Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation 18: Program Management 19: Health Care Improvement in the Community SECTION 5 Issues and Approaches in Family and Individual Health Care 20: Family Development and Family Nursing Assessment and Genomics 21: Family Health Risks 22: Health Risks Across the Life Span SECTION 6 Vulnerability: Predisposing Factors 23: Health Equity and Care of Vulnerable Populations 24: Rural Health and Migrant Health 25: Poverty, Homelessness, Teen Pregnancy, and Mental Illness 26: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Problems in the Community 27: Violence and Human Abuse SECTION 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 Public Health, Home Health, Palliative Care, and Hospice 31: The Nurse in the Schools 32: The Nurse in Occupational Health Appendices Appendix A: Guidelines for Practice Appendix B: Assessment Tools Appendix C: Essential Elements of Public Health Nursing Appendix D: Hepatitis Information
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.