This book concentrates primarily on issues and trends that have an impact on the promotion of health at primary health care level. It also takes an incisive look at management aspects that relate to the provision of health care at this level. Throughout, basic principles are highlighted and translated into a course of action appropriate to meeting the health needs of all communities in South Africa.
1. Historial perspectives and definitions of community nursing ; 2. Some selected nursing theories applied in community health care ; 3. A multicultural perspective on health care ; 4. Transcultural nursing to provide culture-congruent care ; 5. Inspection of community care services ; 6. The role of the community nurse in respect of emergencies/disasters in the community ; 7. Aspects of management in community nursing ; 8. Selected management roles of the community nurse