Help your students understand that community/public health nursing skills benefit their nursing practice as well as patient outcomes in acute care This student-friendly, highly visual text expands students' viewpoints from the client-nurse relationship to a population focus. Acknowledging that population-focused tools and interventions are needed in acute care, as infection rates continue to rise and nurse-sensitive outcome indictors are closely monitored, Cherie Rector weaves in meaningful, real-life examples, case studies, and perspectives to help students understand that transitions in care are critical in today's healthcare system. Covering a multitude of community and public settings, situations, and populations, the book helps students learn about promoting health, preventing disease (not just treating it), and protecting at-risk populations-including the elderly, the LGBT community, and veterans.? This fully updated 9th Edition encourages students to think more globally and covers new innovations and emerging threats to the public?s health.? KEY FEATURES - NEW! QSEN sections tie key chapter concepts to quality and safety competencies, such as patient-centered care, teamwork & collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics, to help students understand the importance of these concepts. - NEW! Application to Population Health explores chapter concepts from a population-focused viewpoint and offers current examples of effective population interventions. - What Do YOU Think? encourages students to reflect on thought-provoking current topics or dilemmas, enhancing critical thinking skills. - Evidence-based Practice demonstrates how current research examples can be applied to public/community health nursing practice to achieve optimal outcomes. - From the Case Files presents case study scenarios with application-based questions, challenging students to reflect on assessment and intervention. - Perspectives from nursing students, novice to expert ?public health nurses, faculty members, policy makers, and clients cover commonly held misconceptions about community health nursing and link between skills across settings. - Healthy People 2020 highlights pertinent goals and objectives to promote health. - Activities to Promote Critical Thinking at the end of each chapter challenge students, promote critical-thinking skills, and encourage active involvement in solving community health problems. - UniqueLevels of Prevention Pyramid boxes address a chapter topic and describe nursing actions at each of the three levels of prevention to help students understand this basic community health nursing concept. Content from the text is embedded into two integrated digital learning solutions-Lippincott CoursePoint for pre-licensure programs and Lippincott RN to BSN Online for post-licensure programs-that feature experiential, case-based instructional design aligned with the approach of the Ninth Edition. To learn more about Lippincott CoursePoint and Lippincott RN to BSN Online and to see our Video Cases, please visit http://nursingeducationsuccess.com.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Prepare your students for professional nursing practice in the community. Packed with real-life examples and the latest information in the field, this award-winning book helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to develop true partnerships with communities. Using their renowned Community As Partner Model to illustrate how the community, environment, health, and nursing intertwine, the authors take students through the entire nursing process with a real-life community as an example.Retaining the features that have made the book a classic around the world, this edition offers a foundational overview of the concepts of epidemiology, environment, culture, ethics, empowerment, health policy, informatics, bioterrorism, and emerging infectious diseases as they relate to community health, while enhancing coverage of timely topics, such as Participatory Research and the latest on the Affordable Care Act. Highlights of the 8th Edition -A focus on the practical skills outlined by ACHNEas essential for generalist nurses prepares students to do a community assessment, analyze data, form a community nursing diagnosis, and plan, implement, and evaluate a community health program. -The book's Community As Partner Model inspires students to contribute to the reduction of global health challenges and to promote health for all, including marginalized populations and school communities, rural communities, and faith communities. -Built-in learning tools, include Learning Objectives, Take Note boxes that highlight key concepts as students go through the steps of the nursing process for a community, chapter-ending Critical Thinking Questions that enable students to review and apply chapter content, and Further Readings that offer additional references. -Enhanced Instructor's Resources include PowerPoints with lecture notes and iClicker questions and a revised NCLEX-style Test Bank featuring more questions at the application level and higher.
Now in its second edition, Community as Partner is a valuable resource for students, community nurses and other health professionals. Adopting a wellness or illness prevention approach, the book is underpinned by national health priorities in Australia and New Zealand and emphasises a collaborative strategy to primary health care. Community as Partner provides a framework for planning health promotion programs to encourage health and well being in local communities. Key Features: - Real-life case studies are included to demonstrate implementation in local communities. - Coverage of current health issues e.g. the ageing population, mental health in rural communities and among young people, maternal and child issues, and access to health care. - Critical Thinking questions will be extended to encourage reflective practice. - A chapter on Mental Health Promotion is also included - Featured Australia and New Zealand communities: children, working adults, older people, indigenous people and rural populations, people with chronic conditions and immigrants and refugees. - Includes Australia New Zealand cultural, social and legislative issues.
This text provides students with a solid foundation for understanding data analysis and specific statistical techniques. Focusing on the most current and frequently used statistical methods in today's health care literature, the book covers essential material for a variety of program levels including in-depth courses beyond the basic statistics course. Well-organized, clear text discussions and great learning tools help students overcome the complexities and fully comprehend the concepts of this often intimidating area of study.