Foundations For Health Promotion E Book

Author by : Jennie Naidoo
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : The new edition of the highly successful Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a unique, user-friendly format. Containing over 300 artworks, tables and 'pull out' boxes, this helpful text covers the theory, strategies and methods, settings and implementation of health promotion. Applicable to a wide range of health and social care professionals and anyone engaged with education about health and wellbeing. Comprehensive updating and expansion to reflect recent research findings and major organizational and policy changes Clear structure and signposting for ease of reading and study Wide choice of examples and illustrative case studies reflect the needs of a variety of professional groups in health services, local and municipal services and education Interactive learning activities with indicative answers help readers consolidate their learning Comprehensively updated and expanded to reflect major organizational and policy changes Interactive learning activities with indicative answers at the end of each chapter 'Pull out' boxes illustrate recent research findings and case studies of practice


Foundations For Health Promotion E Book

Author by : Jennie Naidoo
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Hugely popular with students, Health Promotion is now in its third edition, and has been thoroughly updated to provide the theoretical framework that is vital for health promotion. It offers a foundation for practice that encourages students and practitioners to identify opportunities for health promotion in their area of work. • Fully updated to reflect the many changes in health promotion theory, practice and policy • Illustrative examples, activities and discussion points encourage interaction and reflection • Unique, user-friendly approach makes learning easy Fully revised and updated information, guidelines, and reference provide the latest information for clinical practice. New illustrations clarify important health promotion concepts.


Foundations For Health Promotion

Author by : Jennie Naidoo
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Description : Revision of: Health promotion / Jennie Naidoo, Jane Wills. 2000. 2nd ed.


Principles And Foundations Of Health Promotion And Education Pearson New International Edition

Author by : Randall R. Cottrell
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Publisher by : Pearson Higher Ed
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Description : The Fifth Edition of Principles and Foundations connects you to research, resources, and practitioners in health education/promotion while providing a solid foundation in the history, philosophy, theory, and ethics of health education. This text continues to provide the best overall introduction to the growing profession of health education/promotion by covering the roles and responsibilities of health education specialists, the settings where healtheducation specialistsare employed, and the ethics of the profession. In addition to covering the history of health, health care, and health education/promotion, the book provides a preview of what the future may hold for health education specialists. The Fifth Edition includes new Practitioner’s Perspective features and updates to all chapters, reflecting the most current thinking and practices in the field.


Developing Practice For Public Health And Health Promotion E Book

Author by : Jennie Naidoo
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : This title is now out of print. A new edition with e-book is available under ISBN 9780702044540. This package provides you with the book plus the eBook – giving you the printed book and also giving access to the complete book content electronically. Evolve eBooks allows you to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. Buying other Evolve eBooks titles makes your learning experience even better: all of the eBooks will work together on your electronic 'bookshelf', so that you can search across your entire library of Nursing eBooks. Developing Practice for Public Health and Health Promotion is the second title in the ‘Public Health and Health Promotion Practice’ series, expanding on the best-selling introductory textbook, Foundations for Health Promotion. Developing Practice is an essential text for the many different practitioners, professionals and specialists who contribute to public health and health promotion, enabling them to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence. Fully updated to reflect the many changes in health promotion theory, practice and policy New chapter on empowerment as a key health promotion strategy Case studies, activities and discussion points encourage interaction and reflection, and stimulate learning Unique, user-friendly approach makes learning easy Examines the forces that drive practice Focuses on the core strategies of: Tackling health inequalities User and public participation and involvement Working in partnerships Empowerment. Identifies current public health priorities and how to address these in practice. Fully updated to reflect the many changes in health promotion theory, practice and policy New chapter on empowerment as a key health promotion strategy


Fundamentals Of Health Promotion For Nurses

Author by : Jane Wills
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Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Fundamentals of Health Promotion for Nurses is a concise, accessible introduction to health promotion and public health for pre-registration nursing students and newly qualified nurses. Promoting the health and wellbeing of patients is a vital part of the nursing role, and the updated second edition of this user-friendly book discusses the foundations for health promotion practice using practical examples, activities and discussion points to encourage readers to reflect on their values, debate the issues and apply their knowledge and understanding to practice.


Theoretical Foundations Of Health Education And Health Promotion

Author by : Manoj Sharma
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Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Description : Revised and updated with the latest data from the field, the Third Edition of Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion introduces students to common theories from behavioral and social sciences that are currently being used in health education and promotion. Each discussion of theory is accompanied by a practical skill-building activity in the context of planning and evaluation and a set of application questions that will assist the student in mastering the application of the theory.


Principles And Foundations Of Health Promotion And Education

Author by : Randall R. Cottrell
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Publisher by : Pearson
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Description : This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For undergraduate courses in health education and promotion. Current Real-World Perspectives Enhance Readers’ Understanding of Health Education and Promotion Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education provides readers with a solid foundation in the history, philosophy, theory, and ethics of health education. Considered the best overall introduction to the growing field of health education and promotion, the text connects fundamental topics to research, resources, and practitioners. The 7th Edition covers the roles and responsibilities of health education specialists, potential occupational settings, and the ethics that inform professional decisions. Looking at the past, present, and future of health, health care, and health education and promotion, the book features discussions of recent health reforms, the evolving professional landscape, the use of social media in health promotion, and much more.


Developing Practice For Public Health And Health Promotion

Author by : Jennie Naidoo
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Publisher by : Bailliere Tindall Limited
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Description : This package provides you with the book plus the eBook - giving you the printed book and also giving access to the complete book content electronically. Evolve eBooks allows you to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. Buying other Evolve eBooks titles makes your learning experience even better: all of the eBooks will work together on your electronic 'bookshelf', so that you can search across your entire library of Nursing eBooks. Developing Practice for Public Health and Health Promotion is the second title in the 'Public Health and Health Promotion Practice' series, expanding on the best-selling introductory textbook, Foundations for Health Promotion. Developing Practice is an essential text for the many different practitioners, professionals and specialists who contribute to public health and health promotion, enabling them to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence. Case studies, activities and discussion points encourage interaction and reflection, and stimulate learning Unique, user-friendly approach makes learning easy Examines the forces that drive practice Focuses on the core strategies of: Tackling health inequalities User and public participation and involvement Working in partnerships Empowerment. Identifies current public health priorities and how to address these in practice. Fully updated to reflect the many changes in health promotion theory, practice and policy New chapter on empowerment as a key health promotion strategy


Health Promotion

Author by : Jennie Naidoo
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Publisher by : Bailliere Tindall Limited
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Description : This book aims to provide a theoretical framework which is vital if health promoters are to be clear about their intentions and desired outcomes when they embark on interventions designed to promote health. It offers a foundation for practice which encourages students and practitioners to see the potential for health promotion in their work. The first edition achieved enormous popularity with both students and lecturers for its stimulating style and innovative presentation. The second edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect changes in health promotion theories, practice and policy, and still retains the clear, user-friendly approach which made it a standard textbook forthis important topic All students and health care practitioners who have health promotion as a significant feature of their work will continue to find this book an invaluable and stimulating guide to current theory and practice in health promotion.


Health Promotion Programs

Author by : Carl I. Fertman
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Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Comprehensive coverage, real-world issues, and a focus on the practical aspects of health promotion Health Promotion Programs combines theory and practice to deliver a comprehensive introduction to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion programs. Presenting an overview of best practices from schools, health care organizations, workplaces, and communities, this book offers clear, practical guidance with an emphasis on hands-on learning. This new second edition has been updated to include discussion on today's important issues, including health equity, the Affordable Care Act, big data, E-health, funding, legislation, financing, and more. New coverage includes programs for underserved priority populations at a geographically-diverse variety of sites, and new practice and discussion questions promote engagement on highly-relevant topics. Public health is a critical aspect of any society, and health promotion programs play an important role. This book provides clear instruction, practical guidance, and multiple avenues to deeper investigation. Plan health promotion programs from the basis of health theory Gain in-depth insight on new issues and challenges in the field Apply what you're learning with hands-on activities Access digital learning aids and helpful templates, models, and suggestions Designed to promote engagement and emphasize action, this book stresses the importance of doing as a vital part of learning—yet each step of the process is directly traceable to health theory, which provides a firm foundation to support a robust health promotion program. Health Promotion Programs is the essential introductory text for practical, real-world understanding.


Ebook A Guide To Practical Health Promotion

Author by : Mary Gottwald
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Publisher by : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
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Description : “b>"This book should become a key textbook of choice for a wide range of health care professionals and students. It encourages autonomous learning and helps develop critical analytical skills ... Each chapter follows a logical progression using key objectives which relate to a range of activities and up to date evidenced based sources of information. The range of depth and breadth of material is contemporary and as such should meet the academic, managerial and clinical background of the reader." Helen Matthews, Senior Lecturer in Health and Community Care, University of West London, UK "This text represents a useful, well-pitched contribution .... The book is densely packed but skilfully written to feel comfortable for the reader; challenging in places but never to the extent to discourage engagement." Jane Thomas, Acting Head of College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, UK Do you have difficulties deciding which health promotion activities facilitate behavioural change? This accessible book focuses on the practical activity of health promotion and shows students and practitioners how to actually apply health promotion in practice. The book uses case scenarios to explore how health promotion activities can empower individuals to make decisions that change their health related behaviour. This book explores the role of health promotion and explores a number of practical approaches, such as developing client's self-awareness and skills, working with groups and communities and social marketing and the mass media. The book includes: Learning outcomes, think points and implications for practice, giving readers guidance on engaging with health promotion Multi-setting case studies including schools, prisons and the local community Activities to develop self-awareness, self-esteem, assertiveness, empowerment, communication and life skills A Guide to Practical Health Promotion is suitable for allied health professionals, nurses and students involved in health promotion practice and will help you to build confidence in your health promotion skills.


Introduction To Health Promotion

Author by : Anastasia M. Snelling
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Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Understand the foundations and applications of health promotion Introduction to Health Promotion gives students a working knowledge of health promotion concepts and methods and their application to health and health behaviors, with a special emphasis on the philosophical and theoretical foundations of health promotion. The textbook also identifies and discusses the innovative health campaigns, strategies, and policies being implemented and enacted to improve health behaviors and practices that ultimately improve quality of life. Written by a professor with more than two decades of experience teaching and researching health promotion, this comprehensive resource goes beyond the basics, delving into issues such as the application of behavior change theories, planning models, and current wellness topics like nutrition, physical activity, and emotional well-being, among others. Provides a clear introduction to the most essential topics in health promotion and education Explains behavior change theories and program planning models Explores health promotion's role tackling issues of stress, tobacco use, eating behaviors, and physical activity Includes chapters dedicated to professions, settings, and credentials available in the health promotion field Looks at future trends of health promotion Ideal for students in health promotion, health education, and public health fields, Introduction to Health Promotion prepares students with a comprehensive overview of the foundations, history, and current perspectives of health promotion, as well as its key methods and applications.


Ebook The Pocket Guide To Health Promotion

Author by : Glenn Laverack
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Publisher by : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
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Description : The 'Pocket Guide to Health Promotion' is a short, punchy and practical guide aimed at students and practitioners. The book includes precise definitions and examples of key concepts and methods in health promotion practice and a chapter by chapter description of the management planning, strategy selection, implementation and evaluation of health promotion programmes. Written in an accessible and concise style, the book offers the reader a practical and flexible resource that is ideal for students and practitioners looking to plan and implement health promotion activities. A must buy for those new to health promotion or who want a pocket guide to this core health activity. "Clearly written and practical, this excellent guide will prove indispensible to practitioners of health promotion globally, and a very useful starting point for students. It will be worth buying a pocket to put it in!" David Ross, Professor of Epidemiology and International Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK "The Pocket Guide to Health Promotion is easy to navigate with complex concepts in health promotion explained in a user-friendly way. Whether you are practicing health promotion or studying the discipline, this will be a welcome addition to any book shelf." Dr James Woodall, Co-Director of the Centre for Health Promotion Research & Course Leader MSc Public Health, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK


Principles And Foundations Of Health Promotion And Education

Author by : Randall R. Cottrell
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Publisher by : Benjamin Cummings
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Description : For courses in Health Education/Promotion/Planning (Health & Kinesiology) A solid foundation in the issues of health education and promotion, and a solid connection to the research, resources, and people involved Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education has what it takes to connect to research, resources, and practitioners in health education/promotion, while gaining a solid foundation in the history, philosophy, theory, and ethics of health education. Considered to be the best overall introduction to the growing profession of health education/promotion, it covers the roles and responsibilities of health education specialists, the settings where they are employed, and the ethics of the profession. In addition to presenting the history of health, health care, and health education/promotion, the book gives you a glimpse at what the future may hold for health education specialists. Extensively updated to include the most current thinking and practices in the field, this new Sixth Edition includes discussions of recent health reform developments, the responsibilities and competencies of health education specialists, non-traditional health jobs, what's in store for the future of health education jobs, the use of the social media in health promotion, and much more. The best overall introduction to the growing profession of health education/promotion: Get a solid foundation in the background, history, philosophy, theory, and ethics of health promotion and education. A look at the profession from the people doing the job: Coverage of the roles and responsibilities of health educators, plus personal accounts of health education professionals tell the story. NEW! Extensive updates including the most current thinking and practices in the field. Outstanding pedagogical aids: Receive invaluable help for ensuring comprehension, including review questions, case studies, critical thinking questions, activities, and weblinks, in each chapter. Package consists of: 0321927141 / 9780321927149 Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education, 6/e


Health Promotion

Author by : Jackie Green
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Publisher by : SAGE
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Description : Globally recognized as the definitive text on health promotion, this fourth edition becomes ever more useful for public health and health promotion courses around the world. It offers a firm foundation in health promotion before helping you to understand the process of planning, implementing and assessing programmes in the real world. New to the 4th Edition: A chapter on “Evidence-Based Health Promotion” addressing the development of an evidence base for health promotion. Expanded coverage of health inequalities, equity and social exclusion Further discussion of mental health promotion and well-being Key concepts are now highlighted and explained throughout the book 'Critical reflection’ boxes have been added to help the reader think critically about an issue or approach. The book is supported by online resources, with up to 20 original case studies from around the world, access to full SAGE journal articles, and seminar questions for lecturers.


Foundations For Population Health In Community Public Health Nursing E Book

Author by : Marcia Stanhope
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : 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.


Case Studies In Public Health Nursing E Book

Author by : Elsevier
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Publisher by : Elsevier
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Description : Gain a better understanding of the nurse's role in caring for populations and the community. The detailed scenarios in Case Studies in Public Nursing 1st Edition are real-life situations, designed to promote active learning, classroom discussions, and full comprehension of the material. Over 50 engaging scenarios are presented in a consistent format to help you quickly grasp topics such as community assessment, health promotion, and vulnerable populations. Featuring robust online content along with an accompanying user's guide, these case studies are ideal for use in conjunction with a community health textbook. Plus, suggested readings corresponding to Elsevier community health textbooks are included to help foster a rich learning experience! NEW! More than 50 case studies bring community/public health nursing to life helping you to understand how the role of the public health nurse fits into unique populations. NEW! Each case study is organized in a consistent format featuring objectives, unfolding case scenarios, NCLEX-style review questions, and open-ended critical thinking questions. NEW! A list of relevant Giddens concepts is provided for each case study. NEW! Suggested readings from Elsevier community health textbooks (Nies, Stanhope, Edelman) are included so you can easily cross reference relevant content. NEW! An estimated completion time included for each case study, to help you plan ahead. NEW! Helpful printed User's Guide includes an overview of public health nursing, a full description of each case study, and instructions for using the product.


Teaching In Nursing E Book

Author by : Diane M. Billings
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Set yourself up for success as a nurse educator with the award-winning Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty, 5th Edition. Recommended by the NLN for comprehensive CNE prep, this insightful text is the only one of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. As it walks through the day-to-day challenges of teaching, readers will benefit from its expert guidance on key issues, such as curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advancements in technology and information. This new edition contains all the helpful narrative that earned this title an AJN Book of the Year award, along with updated information on technology-empowered learning, the flipped classroom, interprofessional collaborative practice, and much more. Coverage of concept-based curricula includes strategies on how to approach and implement concept-based lessons. Extensive information on online education discusses the use of webinars and other practical guidance for effective online instruction. Evidence-based teaching boxes cover issues, such as: how to do evidence-based teaching; applications of evidence-based teaching; implications for faculty development, administration, and the institution; and how to use the open-ended application questions at the end of each chapter for faculty-guided discussion. Strategies to promote critical thinking and active learning are incorporated throughout the text, highlighting various evaluation techniques, lesson planning insights, and tips for developing examinations. Updated research and references address forward-thinking approaches to education and trends for the future. Guidance on teaching in diverse settings addresses topics such as the models of clinical teaching, teaching in interdisciplinary settings, how to evaluate students in the clinical setting, and how to adapt teaching for community-based practice. Strong focus on practical content — including extensive coverage of curriculum development — equips future educators to handle the daily challenges and opportunities of teaching. NEW! Chapter on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice focuses on the collaboration of care across patient care providers, emphasizing clear communication and shared patient outcomes. NEW! Renamed unit on Curriculum as a Process better reflects the latest QSEN competencies and other leading national standards. NEW! Renamed unit on Technology-Empowered Learning covers the use of technology for learning — including non-traditional course formats, active learning, flipped classrooms, and more.


Foundations Of Mental Health Promotion

Author by : Manoj Sharma
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Description : Written for undergraduate and graduate courses in public and community health, the second edition of Foundations of Mental Health Promotion provides a current look at mental health and mental illness with a focus on medical, epidemiological, behavioral, sociological, political, historical, developmental, and cultural perspectives in the field. Readers are introduced to the field of mental health promotion, and both individual-level and population-level approaches to handling mental health concerns are emphasized. New & Key Features: - UPDATED to reflect current CHES/MCHES competencies form NCHEC or DSM-5 and the latest version of ICD-11 - UPDATED models for mental health and health promotion are included throughout - FOCUS FEATURES highlight interesting discoveries, important aspects, anecdotes or future directions being pursued on a particular topic discussed in the chapter - ADDRESSES mental health promotion for children and adolescents, mental health promotion for adults, and mental health promotion for older adults - SKILL-BUILDING ACTIVITIES have been revised to reflect current events in mental health promotion and CASE STUDY ACTIVITIES have been added


Philosophical Foundations Of Health Education

Author by : Jill M. Black
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Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : This book covers the philosophical and ethical foundations of the professional practice of health education in school, community, work site and hospital settings, as well as in health promotion consultant activities. Designed to be flexible, readers are prompted to develop their own philosophical and ethical approach(s) to the field after becoming familiar with the literature related to the discipline. It provides a state-of-the-art, conceptual framework and is targeted for health education majors who seek careers in health education and to provide other health science and health-related majors, who need to gain clear, succinct philosophical principles.


Ebook Introduction To Community Nursing Practice

Author by : Jane Arnott
Languange : en
Publisher by : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
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Description : “On every page the work of the community nurse shines through. Exercises, a reflective commentary and case studies provide an integral link between the ‘real world’ of practice and the underpinning knowledge and critical thinking necessary to become an effective and evidence-based community nurse. This is an excellent, practical and informative book that is already poised to become the leading resource in its field.” John Keady, Professor of Older People’s Mental Health Nursing, The University of Manchester/Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK This new textbook is perfect for understanding how community nursing works, and how to work effectively in community settings. The skills required to work with the challenges of community nurse activities are clearly introduced, from working in people’s homes, working with carers, developing assessment skills to working with other professionals. By drawing on vivid case studies set in the fictional town of Chettlesbridge, the authors skilfully bring to life the world of community nursing practice enabling you to apply new learning to real situations. Key features: Includes patient case studies, practical tips, bullet lists, sample worksheets, examples and simple visual aids Provides chapters with a series of guided exercises to stimulate a deeper level of reflection and discussion Covers areas such as working with vulnerable groups and working with carers and their families Introduction to Community Nursing Practice is key reading for pre-registration nurses undertaking modules that cover community nursing, community care, and undertaking community based placements. It will also help student nurses from the mental health, child and learning disabilities pathways where health care in the community setting is part of the curriculum.


Gerontologic Nursing E Book

Author by : Sue E. Meiner
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Covering both disorders and wellness, Gerontologic Nursing provides the essential information you need to provide the best nursing care to older adults. A body-system organization makes information easy to find, and discussions include health promotion, psychologic and sociocultural issues, and the common medical-surgical problems associated with aging adults. Written by expert educator and clinician Sue Meiner, EdD, RN, CS, GNP, this book also emphasizes topics such as nutrition, chronic illness, emergency treatment, patient teaching, home care, and end-of-life care. Comprehensive assessment guidelines identify findings that are normal, deviate from normal, and abnormal. A separate Health Promotion chapter and specialty boxes provide information related to promoting healthy lifestyles and preventing disease. Detailed coverage of pain, infection, cancer, chronic illness, loss, death and dying, and substance abuse explains the complex aspects of aging and related care. Cultural Influences chapter and Cultural Awareness boxes focus on clients' specific customs and how they affect your nursing care. Client/Family Teaching boxes help you communicate effectively on self-care. Home Care Tips boxes promote practical, effective care for the homebound older client. Emergency Treatment boxes highlight critical care in emergency situations. Nutrition boxes discuss the special nutritional needs and concerns of an aging population. Key points help you remember what you've read, and critical thinking activities help expand learned concepts. Up-to-date content includes the latest on hip and knee replacement, Lyme disease, lactose intolerance, upper respiratory infections, current arthritis therapies and treatments, and expanded information on abuse of older adults. Unique! Nursing Care Plans link NANDA-I nursing diagnoses, NIC priority interventions for specific conditions, and NOC suggested outcomes for guidance in providing appropriate care. Unique! Evidence-Based Practice boxes help you apply the research leading to better outcomes of nursing care. Unique! Nursing Process boxes provide quick and easy access to care information.


Foundations Of Nursing E Book

Author by : Kim Cooper
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : A guide to the fundamentals of nursing for the LPN/LVN, Foundations of Nursing, 7th Edition covers the skills you need for clinical practice, from nursing interventions to maternity, neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, and community health care. Guidelines for patient care are presented within the framework of the five-step nursing process; Nursing Care Plans are described within a case-study format to help you develop skills in clinical decision-making. Written by Kim Cooper and Kelly Gosnell, this text includes review questions to help you prepare for the NCLEX-PN® examination! Full-color, step-by-step instructions for over 100 skills show nursing techniques and procedures along with rationales for each. The 5-step Nursing Process connects specific disorders to patient care — with a summary at the end of each chapter. Nursing Care Plans emphasize patient goals and outcomes within a case-study format, and promotes clinical decision-making with critical thinking questions at the end of each care plan. UNIQUE! Mathematics review in Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration chapter covers basic arithmetic skills prior to the discussion of medication administration. Student-friendly features enhance the learning of nursing skills with summary boxes for Patient Teaching, Health Promotion Considerations, Complementary and Alternative Therapy, Cultural Considerations, Older Adult Considerations, Home Care Considerations, Safety Alert, and Prioritization, Assignment, and Supervision A focus on preparing for the NCLEX® examination includes review questions and Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections with key points organized by NCLEX Client Needs Categories. Evidence-Based Practice boxes provide synopses of nursing research articles and other scientific articles applicable to nursing, along with nursing implications for the LPN/LVN. Nursing Diagnosis boxes summarize nursing diagnoses for specific disorders along with the appropriate nursing interventions. Medication Therapy tables provide quick access to actions, dosages, precautions, and nursing considerations for commonly used drugs. NEW! Reorganized chapters make it easier to follow and understand the material. NEW! Icons in page margins indicate videos, audios, and animations on the Evolve companion website that may be accessed for enhanced learning. UPDATED illustrations include photographs of common nursing skills.


Conceptual Foundations E Book

Author by : Joan L. Creasia
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Best known for its conceptual approach to nursing practice, Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice, 6th Edition gives you the foundation you need to prepare for your role as a professional nurse. Expert educators Elizabeth E. Friberg and Joan L. Creasia bring together the best minds of nursing for a unique in-depth look at the profession's major theories, practices, and principles. Complete with three all-new chapters and updated content throughout, this expanded sixth edition challenges you to think critically and conceptually. In addition, new Evolve resources mean you can do more online than ever before. Critical thinking exercises at the end of each chapter help you use and apply what you have learned. Case studies throughout the text provide you with opportunities to develop your analytical skills. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide a framework for study. Profile in Practice scenarios at the beginning of each chapter introduce real-life situations that accompany the professional behaviors covered in the text. Key points at the end of each chapter reinforce learning objectives and help you focus on important information. NEW! Three all-new chapters bring you the latest information on telehealth in nursing practice, information management, and global rural nursing practice. UPDATED! Integrated and updated information on Health Care Reform Initiatives. UPDATED! Health Policy and Practice and the Nursing Practice Environment chapter features new content on the 2010 Affordable Health Care Act. UPDATED! 2010 Institute of Medicine (IOM) Future of Nursing (FOM) recommendations discussed in Beyond Professional Socialization chapter. UPDATED! Patient Safety chapter offers expanded coverage of QSEN competencies, including Nursing Quality Indicators. UPDATED! Health and Health Promotion chapter now covers the Healthy People 2020 and 2020 National Health Promotion Initiative. UPDATED! Concept of "group think" added to Think Like a Nurse: Essential Thinking Skills for Professional Nurses chapter. UPDATED! Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice chapter features the most up-to-date content on delegation, transferring authority, responsibility, accountability, nurse fatigue, criminalization of unintentional errors, use and abuse of social media and lateral violence.


Understanding The Australian Health Care System E Book

Author by : Eileen Willis
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Description : A updated overview of Australia’s health care system, addressing its core features, concepts and issues Understanding the Australian Health Care System, 2nd edition is an excellent university book for undergraduate and postgraduate students alike. Published four years after the original, this second edition has been fully revised to reflect major Australian health care reform. Its fully up-to-date content includes current governmental and legislative changes impacting Australia’s health care system. Other topics addressed include quality and safety within the system, health insurance in Australia – both public and private – the PBS and integrated medicine. This outstanding medical book delves deeply into the system’s theoretical framework, structure and organisation and includes comparisons with the US and UK health care systems. This new edition of Understanding the Australian Health Care System will be a valuable reference for those studying health science, health promotion, sports and exercise science, physiotherapy, human services, nursing, midwifery, medicine, paramedicine, health system management, medical radiations science and health informatics. Online student and instructor resources Stronger focus on social determinants throughout text Addresses a wide range of health professions – now including disability professionals and social workers Current theoretical framework for healthcare reform (Tuohy 2009) Stronger focus on social determinants throughout text Addresses current position on national registration Features an excellent ancillary package on Elsevier’s Evolve platform Includes three new chapters addressing: disability professionals; quality and safety; and social work Reflects major health care reform in Australia (COAG 2009) Discusses current theoretical framework for healthcare reform (Tuohy 2009) New contributors


Health Promotion In Nursing Practice

Author by : Mary Ann Parsons
Languange : en
Publisher by : Pearson Higher Ed
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Description : This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Health Promotion in Nurisng Practice presents a strong, up-to-date foundation for understanding and building the science and practice of health promotion. The book has three goals: to introduce the major individual and community models and theories that guide health promotion interventions; to offer evidence-based strategies for effective health promotion in practice settings; and to foster critical thinking about future opportunities for research and more effective interventions. This Sixth Edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and terminology. New coverage includes: the U.S. Government’s Healthy People 2020 Goals; more ecological approaches encompassing families, communities, and nations; new health promotion technologies, and more.