Child, Youth and Family Nursing in the Community
- Margaret Barnes
- Jennifer Rowe
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This title aims to: situate child and family health and nursing within the environmental, social, economic, and political contexts; Acknowledge diversity and difference as they influence child and family health and health care; critically analyse contemporary approaches to child and family health promotion; provide a practice development framework for improving effectiveness in child, youth and family nursing; and provide evaluative tools for assessing health-promoting programs. It is structured in sections and takes a critical inquiry approach to encourage and facilitate analysis and critique of policy, practice and evidence. It is client-focused, change-focused and works from practice outward to consider education, service planning, leadership and strategy as they affect practice.
Undergraduate students (2nd/3rd year primarily) studying core or elective units in child and family health/human development/family and community health/paediatrics/health promotion. Community child health/paediatric students as a postgraduate foundations text and reference. Midwives working in community settings (early discharge, home visiting services). Community nurses and liaison nurses from tertiary health services developing âhospital-in-the-homeâ services.