Contemporary Health Promotion in Nursing Practice, Second Edition describes why nurses are positioned to model and promote healthy behaviors to the public, and how they can promote health to the community. The Second Edition emphasizes the nurse's role in health promotion and illustrates how healthy behaviors like weight management, positive dietary changes, smoking cessation, and exercise are more likely to be adopted by clients if nurses model these behaviors.
Contemporary Health Promotion in Nursing Practice, Second Edition features updated content around the topics of health promotion theories; health disparities and health promotion policy to reflect changes in the healthcare landscape.
Revised content around epigenetics and nursing informatics
Healthy People 2020 guidelines referenced throughout the text
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Professor of Nursing, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, California, Nurse Researcher, Center for Nursing Research, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California