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Community-Oriented Practice

By

  • Marcia Stanhope, RN, DSN, FAAN, The Good Samaritan Professor and Chair in Community Health Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • Jeanette Lancaster, RN, PhD, FAAN, Visiting Professor, Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong; Professor, University of Virginia; Formerly Dean and Sadie Health Cabaniss Professor, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; With concise, focused coverage of nursing in the community, this easy-to-read textbook provides the essential information you need to know for clinical practice - from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. It features a practical, community-oriented approach, with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09494-8


Table of Contents

Part 1: Perspectives in Health Care Delivery and Nursing

1. Community-Oriented Nursing and Community-Based Nursing

2. The History of Public and Community Health and Nursing

3. The U.S. Health and Public Health Care Systems

Part 2: Influences on Health Care Delivery and Nursing

4. Ethics in Community-Oriented Nursing Practice

5. Cultural Influences in Nursing

6. Environmental Health

7. Government, the Law, and Policy Activism

8. Economic Influences

Part 3: Conceptual Frameworks Applied to Nursing Practice in the Community

9. Epidemiologic Applications

10. Evidence-Based Practice

11. Using Health Education and Group Process in the Community

Part 4: Issues and Approaches in Health Care Populations

12. Community Assessment and Evaluation

13. Case Management

14. Disaster Management

15. Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation

16. Program Management

17. Managing Quality

Part 5: Issues and Approaches in Family and Individual Health Care

18. Family Development and Family Nursing Assessment

19. Family Health Risks

20. Health Risks Across the Life Span

Part 6: Vulnerability: Predisposing Factors

21. Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview

22. Rural Health and Migrant Health

23. Homelessness, Poverty, Mental Illness, and Teen Pregnancy

24. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Problems in the Community

25. Violence and Human Abuse

26. Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

27. HIV, Hepatitis, Tuberculosis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Part 7: Nursing Practice in the Community: Roles and Functions

28. Nursing Practice at the Local, State, and National Levels in Public Health

29. The Faith Community Nurse

30. The Nurse in Home Health and Hospice

31. The Nurse in the Schools

32. The Nurse in Occupational Health

Appendixes

Answers to Clinical Applications