Health Promotion in Nursing Practice

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson
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A handy reference for health promotion frameworks, strategies and tools, this classic book focuses on national health promotion priorities identified inHealthy People 2010- with special emphasis on culturally and racially diverse populations.The new edition of this text will expand upon the vision of the two new co-authors incorporated in the last edition. It will continue to be theory based but will include more application of health promotion. New information will be integrated on health promotion in the learning disabled and the use of herbal medicine as it relates to health promotion. There will be new case studies and reflective practice activities to apply student's knowledge. For nursing students as well as nurse practitioners, community health nurses, occupational health nurses, and school nurses.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Health Promotion And Disease Prevention: The Challenges Of A New Millennium
The Human Quest For Health
Toward a Definition of Health
Motivation for Health Behavior
The Health Promotion Model
Health Promotion In Diverse Populations
Empowering for Self-Care across the Life Span
Health Promotion in Vulnerable Populations
Planning For Prevention And Health Promotion
Assessing Health, Health Beliefs and Health Behaviors
Developing a Health-Protection-Promotion Plan
Interventions For Prevention And Health Promotion
Physical Activity and Health
Nutrition and Health
Stress Management and Health
Social Support and Health
Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Health Promotion
Measuring Outcomes of Health Promotion and Prevention Interventions
Evaluating Individual and Community Interventions
Approaches For Promoting A Healthier Society
Health Promotion in Community Settings
Protecting and Promoting Health Through Social and Environmental Change
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