Health Visiting - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
This popular book encompasses contemporary theory and practice relevant to effective health visiting across all four nations of the United Kingdom, now and into the future.
Now in its third edition, the text has been completely rewritten and updated by new editors Patricia Burrows and Jean Cowie to reflect the many changes that have occurred as health visiting practice evolves. These include a strong focus on parental and child emotional and mental health wellbeing; speech, language and communication development for children; the impact of trauma and adverse childhood experiences; and the relevance of technology to health visiting practice.
The book is strongly grounded in evidence and is suitable both for student health visitors as well as qualified practitioners wishing to further their practice and academic development.
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- Written by experts in their field and evidence-based throughout
- Comprehensive coverage of all areas of health visiting to reflect the growing role of the health visitor
- New practical focus on skills such as child assessment and effective communication
- Case studies and practice examples to relate theory to practice
- ‘Thinking spaces’ that enable practice reflection
The profession of health visiting in the 21st century;
Public health and health visiting;
Models for Health visiting in specialist public community health nursing;
Skills in specialist community public health nursing - health visiting;
working with individuals and families;
Skills in specialist community public health nursing - health visiting; working with social groups and communities;
Working with socially excluded groups;
Quality improvement through leading and managing change;
Contemporary influences in safeguarding children;
Safeguarding children: issues and dilemmas;
Violence - debating the issues;
Ethical issues in ill health and health promotion;
Complementary therapies and health visiting;
The use of health informatics in practice;
Health economics of public health practice;
Specialist community public health nursing: opportunities and challenges for the heath visiting
Patricia Burrows, MSc, PGDIP, BSc (Hons), RGN, RM, HV, FiHV, Senior Lecturer Public Health, Programme Director Public Health Nursing (District Nursing, Health Visiting & School Nursing), School of Health Sciences, City, University of London, London, United Kingdom and Jean Cowie, PhD, MSc, BA, Dip Nursing (London), Dip HV, PGCE - Tertiary Level Teaching, RHV, RM, RGN, Principal Educator, Women, Children, Young People and Families Programme, Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals Directorate, NHS Education for Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom