Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span

By

  • Carole Edelman, APRN, MS, CS, BC, CMC, Director of Geriatric Care Management, Waveny Care Center, New Canaan, CT; Associate Faculty Member, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT; Fellow, Brookdale Center on Aging; Hunter College, New York, NY
  • Elizabeth Kudzma, DNSc, MPH, RNC, Professor of Nursing, Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts
  • Carol Mandle, PhD, AP, RN, CNS, FNP, Associate Professor, Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Scientist, Mind-Body Medical Institute, Boston, MA; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

With the advent of health care reform and an emphasis on reducing health care costs, health promotion and disease prevention is a priority in nursing care. Be prepared with Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, 8th Edition, your comprehensive guide to major health promotion concepts. Featuring practical guidance - including boxes on diversity awareness, evidence-based practice, innovative practice, hot topics, and quality and safety as well as case studies and care plans - our experienced authors give you all the tools you need to stay current on the latest research and trends in health promotion.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2013
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09141-1


Table of Contents

Module 1: Foundations for Health Promotion

  1. Health Defined: Objectives for Promotion and Prevention
  2. Emerging Populations and Health
  3. Health Policy and the Delivery System
  4. The Therapeutic Relationship
  5. Ethical Issues Relevant to Health Promotion
  6. Module 2: Assessment for Health Promotion

  7. Health Promotion and the Individual
  8. Health Promotion and the Family
  9. Health Promotion and the Community
  10. Module 3: Interventions for Health Promotion

  11. Screening
  12. Health Education
  13. Nutrition Counseling for Health Promotion
  14. Exercise
  15. Stress Management
  16. Holistic Health Strategies
  17. Module 4: Application of Health Promotion

  18. Overview of Growth and Development Framework
  19. The Prenatal Period
  20. Infant
  21. Toddler
  22. Preschool Child
  23. School-Age Child
  24. Adolescent
  25. Young Adult
  26. Middle-Age Adult
  27. Older Adult
  28. Module 5: Challenges in the Twenty-First Century

  29. Health Promotion for the Twenty-First Century: Throughout the Life Span and Throughout the World