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Advanced Concepts in Population-based Nursing is the first text designed specifically for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) course in epidemiology and population health. This unique guide addresses essential areas of content recommended by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to ensure graduate students are adequately prepared to enter the nursing field.
This groundbreaking textbook provides readers with the information they need to identify health care needs at the population level and to improve population outcomes, two important core competencies outlined by AACN for all DNP programs.Key features:
- Content on acute, sub-acute, and long term care, and community population health
- Case studies with examples of successful strategies that nurses have used to improve population outcomes
High-level application activities that aim to help readers achieve Healthy People 2010 health initiatives and improve population health
- Information on the identification of health care disparities and the strategies for eliminating or mitigating them