• Bachelor of Nursing Students
- • Postgraduate Child and Adolescent Health Students
- • Postgraduate community-based Nursing
- • Bachelor of Midwifery Students
- • Bachelor of Public Health Students
Community Health & Wellness: Primary health care in practice, 5th Edition represents contemporary thinking and research in community health and wellness from Australia, New Zealand and the global community.
It challenges students and health professionals to become more aware of the primary health care (PHC) environments in which they work in order to gain an understanding of what is socially determining the health of the individuals, families and communities within their care.
- • Provides a focus on primary health care practice in Australia and New Zealand
- • Research and evidence-based practice throughout each chapter
- • Group exercises that can be used in practice or tutorial groups
- • Reflective questions to challenge the understanding of key principles and practice
- • Additional resources for lecturers via Evolve.
SECTION 1: WORKING WITH COMMUNITIES
1. Creating and Maintaining a Healthy Community
2. Communities of Place
3. Assessing the Community
4. Planning and Promoting Community Health: Principles and practices
5. Nursing Roles
6. Working with Groups
SECTION 2: SUSTAINABLE HEALTH FOR FAMILY AND INDIVIDUALS
7. Healthy families
8. Healthy children
9. Healthy adolescents
10. Healthy adults
11. Healthy ageing
SECTION 3: INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES AND SOCIETIES
12. Inclusive communities: Gender, culture and power
13. Cultural Inclusiveness: safe cultures, healthy Indigenous people
14. Inclusive policies, equitable health care systems
15. Building the evidence base: Research to practice
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- © Churchill Livingstone 2015
- 14th October 2014
- Churchill Livingstone
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Jill Clendon is a registered nurse, currently working as nursing policy adviser and researcher for the New Zealand Nurses Organisation. She is also Adjunct Professor at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand. Jill spent the 12 years previous to her current position in nursing education, teaching at both undergraduate and post graduate levels with a specific interest in primary health care and child and family health. Jill’s research has examined the efficacy of community-based nurse-led clinics, and the historical and contemporary context of community-based well child care in New Zealand. Her current work centres on nursing workforce issues and models of care. Jill holds a PhD in Nursing from Massey University, a Masters of Philosophy in Nursing from Massey University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies from Auckland University. She completed her Diploma of Comprehensive Nursing at Waikato Polytechnic in 1993. Jill is a member of the College of Nurses (Aotearoa). In her spare time, Jill runs a volunteer after-hours nurse-led clinic in Nelson, is Chairperson of the Victory Community Health Centre Board, a local community-led health initiative, and enjoys mountain biking, orienteering, tramping and skiing with her family.
Nursing policy adviser/researcher, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Adjunct Professor of Nursing, Victoria University of Wellington.