Community Health Nursing in Canada

2nd Edition


  • Marcia Stanhope
  • Jeanette Lancaster
  • Heather Jessup-Falcioni
  • Gloria Viverais-Dresler
  • Key Features

      • Critical View boxes with discussion questions on contemporary issues have been strengthened to include a social justice and equity lens
      • Determinants of Health boxes have been expanded to explore more critically the meaning and impact of facts presented to stimulate class discussion
      • Extensive new section on Aboriginal Peoples in Canada; updated section on working with newcomers
      • Updated information includes SARS, the H1N1 pandemic, updated global TB statistics, and global and Canadian HIV/AIDS information
      • WebLinks at the end of each chapter and a robust student and instructor website on Evolve point the way to further resources for research and study

      Table of Contents

      Chapter 1: Community Health Nursing

      Chapter 2: The Evolution of Community Health Nursing in Canada

      Chapter 3: Community Health Nursing in Canada: Settings, Functions, and Roles

      Chapter 4: Health Promotion

      Chapter 5: Evidence-Informed Practice in Community Health Nursing

      Chapter 6: Ethics in Community Health Nursing Practice

      Chapter 7: Diversity

      Chapter 8: Epidemiological Applications

      Chapter 9: Working With Community

      Chapter 10: Health Program Planning and Evaluation

      Chapter 11: Working With Vulnerable Populations

      Chapter 12: Working With Family

      Chapter 13: Working With Client as Individual: Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan

      Chapter 14: Working With Groups, Teams and Partners

      Chapter 15: Environmental Health

      Chapter 16: Disaster Management

      Chapter 17: Communicable and Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

      Chapter 18: Applications in Working with Specific Aggregates - new chapter!



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      © 2012
      Mosby Canada
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      About the editors

      Marcia Stanhope

      Affiliations and Expertise

      The Good Samaritan Professor and Chair in Community Health Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

      Jeanette Lancaster

      Affiliations and Expertise

      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

      Heather Jessup-Falcioni

      Affiliations and Expertise

      Associate Professor, Laurentian University, School of Nursing

      Gloria Viverais-Dresler

      Affiliations and Expertise

      Associate Professor (retired), Laurentian University, School of Nursing