Public Health Nursing

Public Health Nursing

Population-Centered Health Care in the Community

10th Edition - August 18, 2019
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  • Authors: Marcia Stanhope, Jeanette Lancaster
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323611114
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323756938
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323676953
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323582247

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Ensure you have a solid understanding of community and public health nursing with this industry standard text! Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community, 10th Edition provides up-to-date information on issues such as infectious diseases, natural and man-made disasters, and healthcare policies affecting individuals, families, and communities. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect current data, issues, trends and practices presented in an easy-to-understand, accessible format. Additionally, real-life scenarios show examples of health promotion and public health interventions. Ideal for BSN and Advanced Practice Nursing programs, this comprehensive, bestselling text will provide you with a greater understanding of public health nursing!

Key Features

  • Focus on Quality and Safety Education for Nurses boxes give examples of how quality and safety goals, knowledge, competencies and skills, and attitudes can be applied to nursing practice in the community.
  • Healthy People boxes highlight goals and objectives for promoting the nation’s health and wellness over the next decade.
  • Linking Content to Practice boxes provide examples of the nurse’s role in caring for individuals, families, and populations in community health settings.
  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate the use and application of the latest research findings in public/community health nursing.
  • UNIQUE! Separate chapters on healthy cities, the Intervention Wheel, and nursing centers describe different approaches to community health initiatives.
  • Levels of Prevention boxes identify specific nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
  • End-of-chapter Practice Application scenarios, Key Points, and Clinical Decision-Making activities promote application and in-depth understanding of chapter content.
  • UPDATED Content and figures reflect current data, issues, trends, and practices.
  • How To boxes provide you with practical application practice.

Table of Contents

  • Part 1: Influencing Factors in Public Health Nursing and Population Health
    1. Public Health Foundations and Population Health
    2. History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing
    3. Public Health, Primary Care, and Primary Health
    4. Perspectives in Global Health Care
    5. Economics of Health Care Delivery

    Part 2: Forces Affecting Nurses in the Delivery of Public and Population Health Care Delivery
    6. Environmental Health
    7. Application of Ethics in the Community
    8. Cultural Diversity in the Community
    9. Public Health Policy
    10. Evidence-Based Practice

    Part 3: Conceptual and Scientific Frameworks Applied to Nursing Practice
    11. Population-Based Public Health Nursing Practice: The Intervention Wheel
    12. Genomics in Public Health Nursing
    13. Epidemiology
    14. Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
    15. Communicable and Infectious Disease Risks

    Part 4: Community Level Interventions
    16. Promoting Healthy Communities
    17. Community as Client: Assessment and Analysis
    18. Building a Culture of Health to Influence Health Equity within Communities  
    19.  Health Education Principles Applied in Communities, Groups, Families and Individuals for Healthy Change

    Part 5: Issues and Approaches in Population-Centered Nursing
    20. The Nurse Managed Health Center: A Model for Public Health Nursing Practice
    21. Public Health Nursing Practice and the Disaster Management Cycle
    22. Public Health Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation
    23. Program Management
    24. Quality Management
    25. Case Management

    Part 6: Promoting the Health of Target Populations Across the Life Span
    26. Working with Families in the Community for Healthy Outcomes
    27. Family Health Risks
    28. Child and Adolescent Health
    29. Major Health Issues and Chronic Disease Management of Adults Across the Life Span
    30. Disability Health Care Across the Lifespan

    Part 7: Promoting and Protecting the Health of Vulnerable Populations
    31. Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations
    32. Rural Health Issues
    33. Poverty and Homelessness
    34. Migrant Health Issues
    35. Teen Pregnancy
    36. Mental Health Issues
    37. Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Problems
    38. Violence and Human Abuse

    Part 8: Nurses’ Roles and Functions in the Community
    39. The Advanced Practice Nurse in the Community
    40. The Nurse Leader in the Community
    41. The Nurse in Public Health, Home Health, Hospice, and Palliative Care
    42. The Nurse in the Schools
    43. The Nurse in Occupational Health
    44. Forensic Nursing in the Community
    45. The Nurse in the Faith Community
    46. Public Health Nursing at Local, State, and National Levels

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1114
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2019
  • Published: August 18, 2019
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323611114
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323756938
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323676953
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323582247

About the Authors

Marcia Stanhope

Dr. Marcia Stanhope, RN, DSN, FAAN

Affiliations and Expertise

Education and Practice Consultant and Professor Emerita, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Jeanette Lancaster

Jeanette Lancaster, RN, PhD, FAAN

Affiliations and Expertise

Sadie Heath Cabiness Professor and Dean Emerita, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; Associate, Tuft & Associates, Inc.