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This innovative introductory community health text is based on a framework of caring and provides a broad-based perspective of the many dimensions of community health nursing. Special emphasis is placed on cultural awareness and global health care to help students develop respect for therapies that complement traditional health care practices. Chapters on global health care, health care finances, nutrition, mental health, and alternative healing modalities examine the importance of these topics specifically for the community health nurse. Useful for both the student and practicing nurse, this text offers a unique perspective of the realities of working in the community. Supplements Classroom Manager CD-ROM 0-7668-0217-5 - 8 1/2" x 11", 832 pages, 2-color, casebound
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UNIT I NURSING AND CARING IN THE COMMUNITY. 1 Caring in Community Health Nursing. 2 Historical Development of Community Health Nursing. UNIT II HEALTH CARE: NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES. 3 Health Status: National and International Health Perspectives. 4 Health Care Delivery in the United States. 5 Health Care Systems in the World. 6 Health Care Economics. UNIT III FOUNDATIONS OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING. 7 Philosophical and Ethical Perspectives. 8 Cultural and Spiritual Perspectives. 9 Environmental Perspectives. 10 Caring Communication and Client Teaching/Learning. 11 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Perspectives. 12 Interactive Health Care Perspectives. UNIT IV CARING FOR THE COMMUNITY. 13 Population-Focused Practice. 14 Epidemiology. 15 Assessing the Community. 16 Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation. 17 Quality Management. 18 Power, Politics and Public Policy. 19 The Varied Roles of Community Health Nursing. 20 Practice Settings in Community Health Nursing. UNIT V CARING FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES IN THE COMMUNITY. 21 The Home Visit. 22 Care of Infants, Children and Adolescents. 23 Care of Young, Middle and Older Adults. 24 Frameworks for Assessing Families. 25 Family Functions and Processes. UNIT VI CARING FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS. 26 Communicable Diseases. 27 Chronic Illness. 28 Developmental Disorders. 29 Mental Health and Illness. 30 Family and Community Violence. 31 Substance Abuse. 32 Poverty. 33 Homelessness. 34 Rural Health.
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0827364857
Book Description Delmar Pub, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0827364857