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Public / Community Health and Nursing Practice

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2019-09-20
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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Awarded first place in the 2020 AJN Book of the Year Award in the Community & Public Health category

How do you solve population-level health problems and develop appropriate nursing interventions?

This unique, problem-solving, case-based approach shows you how. You’ll encounter different case studies in every chapter—that explore concepts such as community assessments, public health policy, and surveillance. Step by step, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills you need to apply public health principles across a variety of health care settings, special populations, and scenarios.

Table of Contents

Unit I. Basis for Public Health Nursing Knowledge and Skills
1 Public Health and Nursing Practice
2 Optimizing Population Health
3 Epidemiology and Nursing Practice
4 Introduction to Community Assessment
5 Health Program Planning
6 Environmental Health

Unit II. Community Health Across Populations: Public Health Issues
7 Health Disparities and Vulnerable Populations
8 Communicable Diseases
9 Noncommunicable Diseases
10 Mental Health
11 Substance Use and the Health of Communities
12 Injury and Violence

Unit III. Public Health Planning
13 Health Planning for Local Public Health Departments
14 Health Planning for Acute Care Settings
15 Health Planning for Primary Care Settings
16 Health Planning with Rural and Urban Communities
17 Health Planning for Maternal-Infant and Child Health Settings
18 Health Planning for School Settings
19 Health Planning for Older Adults
20 Health Planning for Occupational and Environmental Health
21 Health Planning, Public Health Policy, and Finance
22 Health Planning for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Management


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