Edelman and Kudzma's Canadian Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span

Edelman and Kudzma's Canadian Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span

1st Edition - July 23, 2020

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  • Editors: Shannon Dames, Marian Luctkar-Flude, Jane Tyerman
  • eBook ISBN: 9781771722261
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781771722254

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Learn the ins and outs of health promotion and disease prevention in Canada with Edelman and Kudzma’s Canadian Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span. This all-new, comprehensive text grounds you in the Canadian health objectives for promotion and prevention which aims to improve the health of the entire population and to reduce health inequities among population groups. Among the text’s chapters you’ll find extensive coverage of growth and development throughout the life span — including coverage of the normal aspects, the unique problems, and the health promotion needs that are found in each age and stage of development. Separate chapters discuss each population group — the individual, the family, and the community — and highlight the unique aspects of caring for each of these groups. In all, this comprehensive and culturally relevant text provides all the tools needed to stay up on the latest research and topics in Canadian health promotion.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive Canadian coverage incorporates Canadian statistics, research, references and resources, guidelines, assessment and screening tools, and more.
  • Focus on research is seen throughout the text with Research for Evidence-Informed Practice boxes providing brief synopses on current health-promotion research studies that demonstrate the links between research, theory, and practice.
  • Canadian author team provides a Canadian lens on all topics spanning health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Emphasis on health promotion and social justice on a societal level weaves in the social determinants of health throughout the text; incorporating the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Population Health Approach model; the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion; WHO and Alma-Ata Declaration; human rights; the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; and Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action recommendations.
  • Canadian cultural considerations are incorporated throughout the text as they relate to race/ethnicity, Indigenous peoples, identity, LGBTQ2 community, family composition, and other areas.
  • Chapter on Health Defined: Health Promotion, Prevention, and Protection reflects the Canadian socio-environmental approach.
  • Chapter on Diverse Populations in Canada and Health explores the Canadian demographic landscape.
  • Chapter on Ethical Issues Related to Health Promotion covers the Canadian Nurses Association’s Code of Ethics, the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) and Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), Bill C-14: Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), principles of bioethics, and more.
  • Reflection questions included in Diversity Awareness boxes allow readers to reflect on their own personal cultural values while presented with cultural perspectives on various aspects of health promotion.
  • Culturally relevant art program reflects Canada’s cultural, economic, and ethnic diversity in the health care setting.
  • In-depth discussion of nursing competencies discusses and demonstrates how they relate to health promotion.
  • Public Health Agency of Canada guidelines and recommendations are woven throughout the text.
  • Think About It clinical scenarios open each chapter, engaging readers and encouraging critical thinking with accompanying critical thinking questions.
  • Innovative Practice boxes highlight inventive and resourceful projects, programs, and research studies that draw upon new ways of implementing health promotion.
  • Case studies with reflective questions highlight realistic clinical situations and challenge readers to reflect upon important considerations.
  • Care plans related to the case studies provide nursing diagnoses, defining characteristics, related factors, expected outcomes, and interventions.
  • Quality and Safety Scenario boxes reflect Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) standards and present scenarios pertinent to health promotion.
  • Diversity Awareness boxes offer cultural perspectives on various aspects of health promotion, along with reflection questions to promote critical thinking.

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Contributors
  • Reviewers
  • Preface
  • AcknowledgEments
  • Unit 1. Foundations for Health Promotion
  • 1. Health Defined: Health Promotion, Prevention, and Protection
  • Disease, Illness, and Health
  • Health and Wellness
  • Health Promotion
  • Prevention
  • Health Protection
  • The Active and Passive Nature of Health Promotion
  • The Role of the Public Health Agency of Canada in Health Promotion, Prevention, and Protection
  • The Nurse’s Role
  • Improving Prospects for Health
  • Shifting Problems
  • Moving Toward Solutions
  • Tying IT All Together Using the Nursing Process
  • 2. Diverse Populations and Health
  • Health Inequalities and Health Equity
  • Population Mosaic of Canada
  • Ethnicity, Ethnic Groups, and Minority Groups
  • Culture, Values, and Value Orientation
  • Cultural Competency and Cultural Humility
  • Traditional and Complementary and Alternative Medicines
  • Indigenous People
  • Immigrants and Refugees
  • Homeless Populations
  • Gender and Sexual Diverse Populations
  • Nursing’s Response to Diverse Populations and Health
  • 3. Health Policy and the Delivery System
  • The Health of the Nation
  • A Safer System
  • Global Health
  • History of Health Care
  • Organization of the Delivery System
  • Financing Health Care
  • The United States Health Care System
  • 4. The Therapeutic Relationship
  • Values Clarification
  • The Communication Process
  • The Helping or Therapeutic Relationship
  • 5. Ethical Issues Related to Health Promotion
  • Health Promotion as A Moral Endeavour
  • Public Health Ethics
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Ethical Principles in Health Promotion
  • Strategies for Ethical Decision Making
  • Ethics of Health Promotion: Cases
  • Unit 2. Assessment for Health Promotion
  • 6. Health Promotion and the Individual
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns: Assessment of the Individual
  • Individual Health Promotion Through the Nursing Process
  • 7. Health Promotion and the Family
  • The Nursing Process and the Family
  • Family Theories and Frameworks
  • The Family from A Developmental Perspective
  • The Family from A Structural–Functional Perspective
  • The Family from A Risk-Factor Perspective
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns: Assessment of the Family
  • Environmental Factors
  • Analysis and Nursing Diagnosis
  • Planning With the Family
  • Implementation With the Family
  • Evaluation With the Family
  • 8. Health Promotion and the Community
  • Community Health Nursing Practice
  • The Community Health Nurse’s Role
  • Methods of Data Collection
  • Sources of Community Information
  • Community From A Systems Perspective
  • Community From a Developmental Perspective
  • Community From a Risk-Factor Perspective
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns: Assessment of the Community
  • Analysis and Diagnosis With the Community
  • Planning With the Community
  • Implementation With the Community
  • Evaluation With the Community
  • Unit 3. Application of Health Promotion
  • 9. Overview of Growth and Development Framework
  • Overview of Growth and Development
  • Theories of Life-Span Development
  • Behavioural Biological Development
  • Summary
  • Evolve Chapter Features
  • 10. The Prenatal Period
  • Biology and Genetics
  • Changes During Transition From Fetus to Newborn
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns
  • Environmental Processes
  • Determinants of Health
  • Nursing Application
  • 11. Infant
  • Biology and Genetics
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns
  • Environmental Processes
  • Determinants of Health
  • Nursing Application
  • 12. Toddler
  • Biology and Genetics
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns
  • Environmental Processes
  • Determinants of Health
  • Nursing Application
  • 13. Preschool Child
  • Biology and Genetics
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns
  • Environmental Processes
  • Determinants of Health
  • Nursing Application
  • 14. School-Aged Child
  • Biology and Genetics
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns
  • Environmental Processes
  • Determinants of Health
  • Nursing Application
  • 15. Adolescent
  • Biology and Genetics
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns
  • Determinants of Health
  • Nursing Application
  • 16. Young Adult
  • Biology
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns
  • Environmental Processes
  • Determinants of Health
  • Nursing Application
  • 17. Middle-Aged Adult
  • Biology and Genetics
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns
  • Environmental Processes
  • Determinants of Health
  • Nursing Application
  • 18. Older Persons
  • Biology and Genetics
  • Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns
  • Environmental Processes
  • Determinants of Health
  • Nursing Application
  • Unit 4. Interventions for Health Promotion
  • 19. Screening
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Screening
  • Selection of a Screened Disease
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Selection of Screenable Populations
  • The Nurse’s Role
  • Equitable Approaches to Community Health
  • 20. Health Education
  • Nursing and Health Education
  • Community and Group Health Education
  • Teaching Plan
  • Teaching and Organizing Skills
  • 21. Nutrition and Health Promotion
  • Nutrition in Canada: Looking Forward From the Past
  • Food and Nutrition Recommendations
  • Nutritional Supplements and Natural and Nonprescription Health Products
  • Food Safety
  • Health, Nutrition, and Food Insecurity in Canada
  • Nutrition Screening
  • Nutrition Risk Factors
  • 22. Exercise
  • Defining Physical Activity in Health
  • Physical Activity Participation—Current Guidelines and Recommendations
  • Cardiac Risk Factors
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Immune Function
  • Mental Health
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Exercise and Relaxation Response
  • Special Considerations
  • Building a Rhythm of Physical Activity
  • 23. Stress Management
  • Sources of Stress
  • Physical, Psychological, Sociobehavioural, and Spiritual/Homeodynamic Consequences of Stress
  • Health Benefits of Managing Stress
  • Assessment of Stress
  • Stress-Management Interventions
  • Effective Coping
  • 24. Complementary and Alternative Strategies
  • Background
  • Terminology
  • Alternative Health Care Therapies and Practices
  • Safety and Effectiveness
  • Evidence-Informed Practice
  • Health Policy and Alternative Medicine
  • 25. Health Promotion for the Twenty-First Century: Throughout the Life Span and Throughout the World
  • The Social Determinants of Health
  • Malnutrition
  • Emerging Infections
  • Violence
  • Terrorism
  • Natural Disasters
  • Implications
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 704
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: July 23, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9781771722261
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781771722254

About the Editors

Shannon Dames

Dr. Dames holds a doctorate degree in Education, and has worked in various capacities related to nursing, program development, and research over the last 20 years. She is a professor and researcher with the Nursing program at Vancouver Island University, and a forensic nurse examiner with Island Health. The program of research that she is focusing on centres on articulating the most significant factors that will enable meaningful and sustainable culture change in health care. Her efforts centre on seeding culture change from a bottom up (personal resilience) and top down approach (systemic resilience). Dr. Dames is an academic journal article author, Elsevier text author and contributor, and a keynote speaker. She continues to facilitate workshops that focus on the experiential development of the core factors that enable humans to thrive. She comes to this work motivated to provide the tools necessary for us to address the international mental health crises we are facing in health care and beyond. Dr. Dames has received multiple grant awards to support her ongoing program of research, which includes collaborative endeavours with the health authority, academic institutions, and the BC Centre on Substance Use.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Hath Professional Investigator for the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research/Lotte and John Hecht Memorial Foundation, Director of Research and Development for Roots to Thrive, Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, British Columbia

Marian Luctkar-Flude

Marian Luctkar-Flude, RN, PhD, CCSNE With over 20 years medical-surgical nursing experience in various clinical settings, Dr. Luctkar-Flude has been teaching undergraduate nursing at Queen's University since 2001; initially as a clinical instructor and then as the Nursing Lab Coordinator for the Faculty of Health Sciences Patient Simulation Lab, with the responsibility for coordinating all nursing lab and simulation activities. Dr. Luctkar-Flude is Co-President of the Canadian Alliance of Nurse Educators using Simulation (CAN-sim), which serves as a platform for simulation collaboration among health educators.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

Jane Tyerman

Jane Tyerman, RN, BA, BScN, MScN, PhD, CCSNE Professor at the University of Ottawa, School of Nursing, Dr. Tyerman has over 25 years of experience in acute care clinical practice, and 15 years academic BScN and graduate level teaching experience. Other clinical areas of experience include critical care (intensive care, neonatal intensive care, and neurosurgical critical care), medical-surgical nursing, and psychiatric nursing. Her research focuses on simulation design and evaluation, neurofeedback, and mental health. Dr. Tyerman is Co-President of the national Canadian Alliance of Nurse Educators using Simulation (CAN-sim), which serves as a platform for simulation collaboration among health educators.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

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