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This updated and revised text examines the contemporary public health nursing role as a 'hands on' care giver combined with the public health role of community detective and epidemiologist who promotes a healthy, effective partnership with the community. It presents a global focus that is appropriate for our shrinking world and includes disaster and community health threats as well as concepts and goals addressed by the World Health Organization (WHO). The book is used as a graduate level text that focuses on community assessment and development of community health programs that address community health needs. It is also used as an adjunct text in BSN and BSN-completion programs to cover the concepts of community demographics, community assessment, analysis and advocacy.
Table of Contents
1 PART Essential Elements for Healthy Partnerships 1 1 The World as Community: Globalization and Health Lynda Law Wilson 2 Community Health Nursing: Essentials of Practice Elizabeth T. Anderson 3 Epidemiology, Demography, and Community Health Judith McFarlane 4 Environment and the Health of Communities Robert W. McFarlane 5 Ethical Quandaries in Community Health Nursing Susan Scoville Walker 6 Empowerment and Healing Bruce Leonard 7 Cultural Competence: Common Ground for Partnerships in Health Care Judith C. Drew 8 Partnering With Communities for Healthy Public Policy Julia Henderson Gist 9 Informatics and Community Health Nursing Teresa J. Walsh 10 Preventing and Managing Community Emergencies: Disasters and Infectious Diseases Elnora P. Mendias and Deanna E. Grimes 2 PART The Process 11 Community Assessment: Using a Model for Practice Elizabeth T. Anderson and Judith McFarlane 12 Community Analysis and Nursing Diagnosis Elizabeth T. Anderson and Judith McFarlane 13 Planning a Community Health Program Elizabeth T. Anderson and Judith McFarlane 14 Implementing a Community Health Program Elizabeth T. Anderson and Judith McFarlane 15 Evaluating a Community Health Program Elizabeth T. Anderson and Judith McFarlane 3 PART Practicing With Diverse Communities 16 Promoting Healthy Partnerships With Schools Nina Fredland 17 Promoting Healthy Partnerships With Faith Communities Nina Fredland 18 Promoting Healthy Partnerships With Marginalized Groups Nina Fredland 19 Promoting Healthy Partnerships in the Workplace Ann Malecha 20 Promoting 449 Healthy Partnerships With Community Elders Shirley F. Hutchinson 21 Promoting Healthy Partnerships With Rural Communities David Hartley Appendix A: A Guide to Nursing Assessment of the Workplace Ann Malecha and Nancy Zamboras Postscript