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Community Health Nursing: A Practical Guide 1st Edition

Patricia Carroll

  • Published
  • 320 Pages

Overview

Covering critical points, and providing ample opportunities for review, this self-paced text provides a concise, yet complete survey of community health nursing concepts.

Patricia Carroll, University of Texas, Austin

Registered nurse Patricia Carroll, RN, C, CEN, RRT, MS has been called "America's Nurse" and "Heloise on Health." Her warm, engaging style has been featured on television and radio, including CNN Headline News, Fox News Channel, and dozens of local news programs nationwide. Her PBS special ¿Hints for Health: A Nurse¿s Notebook¿ made its national debut in August of this year and she won a Golden Lamp Award from the Center for Nursing Advocacy in 2003 for providing one of the best media portrayals of nursing. She has extensive experience in ER nursing, critical care, home care and traditional in-patient hospital care of adults and children. She's board certified as a registered respiratory therapist and in general nursing, emergency nursing and nursing professional development. She is the editor of the website whatnursesknow.com.
  • Extensive bank of questions and answers allows students to quiz themselves, ensuring mastery of community and home health nursing concepts.
  • Provides complete coverage of most special populations � homeless, mentally ill, family, etc. � as well as lifespan issues.
  • Terrorism and bio-terrorism are addressed in response to the events of 9/11.
1. What is community health nursing (CHN)? 2. Focus of Community Health Nursing: Populations Rather Than Individuals. PART ONE: What Community Health Nurses Do. 3. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Functions of Community Health Nursing. 4. Roles of Nurses in Community Health Nursing. 5. Epidemiology: The Science Supporting Population-Focused Care. PART TWO: Activities Performed by Community Health Nurses. 6. Community Assessment. 7. Home Visits. 8. Assessing Families. PART THREE: Community Health Nursing, Specific Diseases and Populations with Special needs. 9. Assessment and Prevention of Communicable Diseases. 10. CHN and People with Chronic Illness. 11. CHN and People with Mental Illness. 12. CHN and Homeless People. 13. CHN and People with Addictions (Substance and/or Alcohol Abuse). PART FOUR: Working with Families. 14. Special Needs of Infants, Children, and Adolescents. 15. Nutritional Needs of Adults. 16. Family and Community Violence

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  • ISBN-10: 0766841391
  • ISBN-13: 9780766841390
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $73.75
  • RETAIL $97.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Community Health Nursing: A Practical Guide

ISBN: 9780766841390
Covering critical points, and providing ample opportunities for review, this self-paced text provides a concise, yet complete survey of community health nursing concepts.

FOR STUDENTS

Community Health Nursing: A Practical Guide

ISBN: 9780766841390
Covering critical points, and providing ample opportunities for review, this self-paced text provides a concise, yet complete survey of community health nursing concepts.