Community Health Nursing in Canada, 2nd Edition

Community Health Nursing in Canada, 2nd Edition


The second edition of Community Health Nursing in Canada has been extensively revised and is informed by the most current research available. This comprehensive textbook introduces undergraduate nursing students to community health nursing concepts, skills, and practice. This text also addresses the increasing awareness of social justice and the impact of society on individual health, with a shift from individual-centred care to population- and community-centred care. A completely new chapter includes specific, practical information in helpful case studies with questions for students to address and example nursing reflections.

    • Critical View boxes with discussion questions on contemporary issues have been strengthened to include a social justice and equity lens
    • Determinants of Health boxes have been expanded to explore more critically the meaning and impact of facts presented to stimulate class discussion
    • Extensive new section on Aboriginal Peoples in Canada; updated section on working with newcomers
    • Updated information includes SARS, the H1N1 pandemic, updated global TB statistics, and global and Canadian HIV/AIDS information
    • WebLinks at the end of each chapter and a robust student and instructor website on Evolve point the way to further resources for research and study

    Chapter 1: Community Health Nursing

    Chapter 2: The Evolution of Community Health Nursing in Canada

    Chapter 3: Community Health Nursing in Canada: Settings, Functions, and Roles

    Chapter 4: Health Promotion

    Chapter 5: Evidence-Informed Practice in Community Health Nursing

    Chapter 6: Ethics in Community Health Nursing Practice

    Chapter 7: Diversity

    Chapter 8: Epidemiological Applications

    Chapter 9: Working With Community

    Chapter 10: Health Program Planning and Evaluation

    Chapter 11: Working With Vulnerable Populations

    Chapter 12: Working With Family

    Chapter 13: Working With Client as Individual: Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan

    Chapter 14: Working With Groups, Teams and Partners

    Chapter 15: Environmental Health

    Chapter 16: Disaster Management

    Chapter 17: Communicable and Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

    Chapter 18: Applications in Working with Specific Aggregates - new chapter!


    Marcia Stanhope, RN, DSN, FAAN, The Good Samaritan Professor and Chair in Community Health Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 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, Heather Jessup-Falcioni, RN, BScN, BEd, MN, Associate Professor, Laurentian University, School of Nursing and Gloria Viverais-Dresler, RN, MHSc, Associate Professor (retired), Laurentian University, School of Nursing


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