Health Promotion in Nursing

ISBN-10: 1418020893

ISBN-13: 9781418020897

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Janice A. Maville, Carolina G. Huerta

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Health Promotion in Nursing, 2nd Edition provides an extensive background on wellness and health promotion concepts within a nursing framework. This textbook is written in easy to understand language that is appropriate for both undergraduate and graduate nursing students who desire an overview of health promotion concepts, nursing theories, and health promotion strategies. Health promotion nursing strategies are highlighted and are appropriate in the care of individuals, communities, and groups. Unique features include the domains identified as they relate to wellness and health promotion. This second edition has added an additional domain that focuses on technology and its influence on health and wellness. It is a very readable text with features that assist students in applying the concepts described. These features include case studies, think about it boxes, nursing tips/alerts, and research notes. The chapter on health promotion for the health professional has been updated to include additional information on issues and strategies that influence the health of the nurse.
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List price: $186.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Janice A. Maville, EdD, MSN, RN Professor, The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA), 1201 West University Dr., Edinburg, Texas 78539 Teach master�s level nursing courses including Advanced Health Assessment, Health Promotion, Research in Nursing, Health Policy and Finance, Advanced Adult Health, and role courses for CNS, Administrator, and Educator. Interim Department Chair for the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program, UTPA.Responsible for administration of the department Clinical Nurse Specialist in Medical-Surgical Nursing as recognized by the State of Texas Board of Nurse Examiners.

Carolina G. Huerta EdD, MSN, RN Professor & Chair, The University of Texas-Pan American, 1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, Texas 78539 Teach in both the BSN and masers programs. Assignment includes teaching Health Promotion and Maintenance Across the Lifespan; Wellness; Professional Mobility; Research in Nursing. Nursing focus is education.

Conceptual Foundations and Theoretical Approaches
Health Promotion: Past, Present, and Future
Nursing Concepts and Health Promotion
Theoretical Foundations and Planning for Health Promotion
The Role of the Nurse in Health Promotion
Factors Influencing Health Promotion
Education & Communicaton for Health Promotion
Cultural Considerations for Health Promotion
Environmental Factors Related to Health Promotion
The Mind-Body Connection with the Promotion of Health
Promoting Health Throughout the Life Cycle
Promoting Maternal and Infant Health
Promoting Health of the Toddler and Child
Promoting Health in the Adolescent and the Young Adult
Promoting Health in the Middle-Aged Adult
Promoting Health in the Older Adult
Health promotion Strategies and Interventions
Promoting Health through Nutrition
Promoting Health through Physical Fitness
Weight Control as a Strategy for Health Promotion
Tobacco, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse
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