Community as Partner

Community as Partner

Theory and Practice in Nursing

Book - 2015
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This user-friendly text is presented as a handbook for students and practicing nurses who work with communities to promote health, focusing on the essentials of practice with the community.

Lippincott
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Providing a practical framework for professional nursing practice in the community, Community as Partner, 7e helps students and practicing nurses develop the knowledge and skills they need to develop true partnerships with communities. User-friendly, well written, and clearly organized, this award-winning book focuses on the nursing process, community assessment, and the development of community health programs.
                       
Packed with real life examples and the latest information in the field, the book covers community nursing theory and practice, exploring public health, rural communities, vulnerable populations, occupational health, school health, epidemiology, cultural competence, community assessment, global health issues, and more. Coverage of global health in Chapter 1 allows readers to explore the multifaceted, global nature of community and public health nursing from the start.
 
Online resources include learning objectives for every chapter and Adam’s County interactive case studies, which provide case-based questions and activities about a fictional county to develop students’ critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills.

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 for professional nursing practice in the community with Community as Partner, 7e. Packed with real life examples and the latest information in the field, this award-winning book helps you develop the knowledge and skills you need to develop true partnerships with communities. User-friendly, well written, and clearly organized, this practical book focuses on the nursing process, community assessment, and the development of effective community health programs. In addition:
  • Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus your attention on important chapter content.
  • Take Note Boxes highlight key concepts as you go through the steps of the nursing process for a community.
  • Critical Thinking Questions at the end of each chapter enable you to review and apply chapter content.
  • Further Readings provide opportunities for further exploration of topics of interest.
  • Coverage of global health in Chapter 1 explores the multifaceted, global nature of community and public health nursing.
  • A strong chapter on rural health helps you understand the unique considerations required for community nursing in a rural environment.
  • Online interactive case studies develop your critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills through case studies accompanied by pertinent questions and links to additional websites.


Publisher: Philadelphia :, Wolters Kluwer,, 2015
Edition: 7th ed
ISBN: 9781451190939
Characteristics: xiv, 389 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: McFarlane, Judith M. author

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