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Foundations of Nursing in the Community Community-Oriented Practice

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ISBN-10: 0323100945

ISBN-13: 9780323100946

Edition: 4th 2014

Authors: Marcia Stanhope, Jeanette Lancaster

List price: $116.00
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With concise, focused coverage of nursing in the community, this easy-to-read textbook provides the essential information you need to know for clinical practice - from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. It features a practical, community-oriented approach, with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.Separate chapters on the various roles and settings for community health nursing, including faith community nurse, home health nurse, school nurse, occupational health nurse, and governmental public health roles, provides a comprehensive perspective on these fields. A detailed discussion of vulnerable populations presents theoretical, assessment, and…    
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Book details

List price: $116.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/21/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 696
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.87" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Perspectives in Health Care Delivery and Nursing
Community-Oriented Nursing and Community-Based Nursing
The History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing
The U.S. Health and Public Health Care Systems
Influences on Health Care Delivery and Nursing
Ethics in Community Health Nursing Practice
Cultural Influences in Nursing in Community Health
Environmental Health
Government, the Law, and Policy Activism
Economic Influences
Conceptual Frameworks Applied to Nursing Practice in the Community
Epidemiological Applications
Evidence-Based Practice
Using Health Education and Groups in the Community
Issues and Approaches in Health Care of Populations
Community Assessment and Evaluation
Case Management
Disaster Management
Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation
Program Management
Managing Quality and Safety
Issues and Approaches in Family and Individual Health Care
Family Development and Family Nursing Assessment
Family Health Risks
Health Risks Across the Life Span
Vulnerability: Predisposing Factors
Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview
Rural Health and Migrant Health
Poverty, Homelessness, Mental Illness, and Teen Pregnancy
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Problems in the Community
Violence and Human Abuse
Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
HIV Infection, Hepatitis, Tuberculosis, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Nursing Practice in the Community: Roles and Functions
Nursing Practice at the Local, State, and National Levels in Public Health
The Faith Community Nurse
The Nurse in Home Health and Hospice
The Nurse in the Schools
The Nurse in Occupational Health
Guidelines for Practice
Assessment Tools
Essential Elements of Public Health Nursing
Hepatitis Information
Resource Tools available on the Evolve website