Public Health Nursing : Policy, Politics and Practice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-18
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Public Health Nursing: Leadership, Policy, and Practice presents cutting edge public health nursing content that focuses on populations and aggregates, the political process, public health nursing activism, and leadership in health policy development. Coverage of high risk populations, health policy, and disaster preparedness makes this text a unique tool for the public health nurse and administrator. A focus on the Healthy People 2010 objectives underscores the core functions of population-based practice and prepares the public health nurse for the challenges of today's global health issues.Readers searching for an innovative and focused text will turn to Public Health Nursing: Leadership, Policy, and Practice for the answers.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xvii
About the editorsp. xxi
Acknowledgmentsp. xxiii
Dedicationp. xxv
Public Health Basicsp. 1
History of Public Health and Public Health Nursingp. 2
Core Functions of Public Health Nursingp. 27
Practice Settings in Public Health Nursingp. 57
Epidemiology and Public Health Nursingp. 86
Healthy People 2010
Objectivesp. 104
Health Care Delivery and Financingp. 117
Law, Health Policy, and Public Health Nursingp. 118
Health Care Organization and Financingp. 134
Economics of Public Health Nursingp. 153
Challenges of Global Healthp. 172
Public Health Nursing Practicep. 187
Environmental Health Riskp. 188
Community and Population Assessmentp. 220
Health Risk Appraisalp. 240
Principles of Health Promotionp. 253
Principles of Health Educationp. 278
Program Development and Evaluationp. 303
Community Development for Health Promotionp. 324
Health Care Managementp. 342
Ethics and Human Rightsp. 359
Public Health Nursing Researchp. 390
Provision of Public Health Nursing to Vulnerable Populationsp. 405
Populations with Infectious and Communicable Diseasesp. 406
Populations with Chronic Diseasesp. 445
Maternal and Child Populationsp. 478
The Elder Populationp. 495
Rural and Migrant Populationsp. 511
Racial and Ethnic Health Disparitiesp. 529
Immigrant and Refugee Populationsp. 553
The Homeless Populationp. 572
Populations with Substance Abusep. 591
Public Health Nursing in the Twenty-First Centuryp. 609
Disaster Preparedness and Public Health Nursingp. 610
The Future of Public Health Nursingp. 638
Resourcesp. 660
Glossaryp. 696
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