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HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E utilizes a holistic approach that examines the biological, psychological, social, and environmental elements necessary for health and wellness Coverage includes an overview of health promotion concepts and nursing theories, issues of nutrition, physical fitness, weight control, avoiding substance abuse,pre-natal care, the impact of technology as well as wellness strategies that enable patients to maintain healthy lifestyles in the face of grief or terminal illness.. Higher-level theory on wellness' socioeconomic, ethical, and political impact expands the material's scope and relevance. With content directed toward caring for communities and groups, HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E is the resource that nurses of all types and specialties can use for years to come.

Janice A. Maville, The University of Texas-Pan American

Janice A. Maville, EdD, MSN, RN Professor, The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA), 1201 West University Dr., Edinburg, Texas 78539 Teach master¿s level nursing courses including Advanced Health Assessment, Health Promotion, Research in Nursing, Health Policy and Finance, Advanced Adult Health, and role courses for CNS, Administrator, and Educator. Interim Department Chair for the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program, UTPA.Responsible for administration of the department Clinical Nurse Specialist in Medical-Surgical Nursing as recognized by the State of Texas Board of Nurse Examiners.

Carolina G. Huerta, The University of Texas-Pan American

Carolina G. Huerta EdD, MSN, RN Professor & Chair, The University of Texas-Pan American, 1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, Texas 78539 Teach in both the BSN and masers programs. Assignment includes teaching Health Promotion and Maintenance Across the Lifespan; Wellness; Professional Mobility; Research in Nursing. Nursing focus is education.
  • New discussion on recent trends and changes to health care delivery, particularly relating to health care reform
  • Expanded global highlights focus on wellness issues encountered by nurses serving a diverse community.
  • New chapter, Promoting Health at the End of Life is entirely devoted to end of life issues, addressing the needs of the patient, friends and family.
  • "Spotlight On" boxes highlight current and potentially controversial topics which merit student attention and consideration.
  • Case Studies introduce students to real-life scenarios with patients who need nursing intervention and health promotion guidance.
  • "Research Notes" incorporated throughout the textbook underscore the crucial role of research in the nurse's responsibility to be current and accurate in practice.
  • Focus is on the nurse's own health and wellness reinforcing the truth that nurses need to maintain their own healthy lifestyles, as well as promoting wellness for others.
1. Health Promotion: Past, Present, and Future.
2. Nursing Concepts and Health Promotion.
3. Theoretical Foundations of Health Promotion.
4. The Role of the Nurse in Health Promotion.
5. Communication.
6. Cultural Considerations.
7. Environmental Factors.
8. The Mind-Body Connection.
9. The Mother, Infant, and Toddler.
10. The Child.
11. The Adolescent and Young Adult.
12. The Middle-Aged Adult.
13. The Older Adult.
14. Health Promotion at End of Life.
15. Enhancing Proper Nutrition.
16. Engaging in Physical Fitness.
17. Controlling Weight.
18. Avoiding Tobacco, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse.
19. Enhancing Holistic Health.
20. Concerns of the Health Professional.
21. Economic and Quality Concerns.
22. Ethical, Legal, and Political Concerns.

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