- Melanie McEwen, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
- Bridgette Pullis, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing
Health promotion and illness prevention are the focus of this text designed to address the unique aspects of community-based nursing. Principles for community-based healthcare for the major population groups across the lifespan help you provide the best care for all of your clients. Common community settings, nursing roles, and interventions are explored. Be prepared for a wide range of situations with key topics such as environmental health, epidemiology, and communicable disease.
Paperback, 480 Pages
Published: October 2008
- Unit 1: Foundations of Community-Based Nursing Practice
1. Opportunities in Community-Based Nursing Practice
2. Roles and Interventions in Community-Based Nursing Practice
3. Client Education and Health Teaching NEW!
4. Case Management NEW!
Unit 2: Factors that Influence Health and Health Care
5. Overview of the Health Care Delivery System
7. Environmental Health Issues
8. Cultural Influences on Health
9. Natural and Man-made Disasters NEW!
Unit 3: Settings for Community-Based Care
10. Nursing Care in Ambulatory Settings
11. Home Health Care Nursing
Unit 4: Community-Based Nursing Care Across the Life Span
12. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
13. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Adults
14. Issues in Womens Health Care
15. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Elders
16. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Families
Unit 5: Nursing Care of Clients with Special Needs in Community Settings
17. Vulnerable Groups
18. Mental Health Issues
19. Communicable Disease: Prevention and Intervention