Prepare for a successful career as a community/public health nurse! Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community, 9th Edition provides up-to-date information on issues that impact public health nursing, such as infectious diseases, natural and man-made disasters, and health care policies affecting individuals, families, and communities. Real-life scenarios show examples of health promotion and public health interventions. New to this edition is an emphasis on QSEN skills and an explanation of the influence of the Affordable Care Act on public health. Written by well-known nursing educators Marcia Stanhope and Jeanette Lancaster, this comprehensive, bestselling text is ideal for students in both BSN and Advanced Practice Nursing programs.
Evidence-Based Practice and Cutting Edge boxes illustrate the use and application of the latest research findings in public/community health nursing.
Healthy People 2020 boxes highlight goals and objectives for promoting the nation's health and wellness over the next decade.
Levels of Prevention boxes identify specific nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
Practice Application scenarios help you apply chapter content to the practice setting by analyzing case situations and answering critical thinking questions.
Linking Content to Practice boxes provide examples of the nurse's role in caring for individuals, families, and populations in community health settings.
Unique! Separate chapters on healthy cities, the Minnesota Intervention Wheel, and nursing centers describe different approaches to community health initiatives.
Community/Public Health Nursing Online consists of 14 modules that bring community health situations to life, each including a reading assignment, case scenarios with learning activities, an assessment quiz, and critical thinking questions. Sold separately.
NEW! Coverage of health care reform discusses the impact of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) on public health nursing.
NEW! Focus on Quality and Safety Education for Nurses boxes give examples of how quality and safety goals, knowledge, competencies and skills, and attitudes can be applied to nursing practice in the community.
PART 1: PERSPECTIVES IN HEALTH CARE AND POPULATION-CENTERED NURSING 1. Population-Focused Practice: The Foundation of Specialization in Public Health Nursing 2. History of Public Health and Public and Community Health Nursing 3. Public Health and Primary Health Care Systems and Healthcare Transformation 4. Perspectives in Global Health Care PART 2: INFLUENCES ON HEALTH CARE DELIVERY AND POPULATION-CENTERED NURSING 5. Economics of Health Care Delivery 6. Application of Ethics in the Community 7. Cultural Diversity in the Community 8. Public Health Policy PART 3: CONCEPTUAL AND SCIENTIFIC FRAMEWORKS APPLIED TO POPULATION-CENTERED NURSING PRACTICE 9. Population-Based Public Health Nursing Practice: The Intervention Wheel 10. Environmental Health 11. Genomics in Public Health Nursing 12. Epidemiology 13. Infectious Disease Prevention and Control 14. Communicable and Infectious Disease Risks 15. Evidence-Based Practice 16. Using Health Education and Groups to Promote Health 17. Promoting Healthy Communities Using Multilevel Participatory Strategies PART 4: ISSUES AND APPROACHES IN POPULATION-CENTERED NURSING 18. Community as Client: Assessment and Analysis 19. Population-Centered Nursing in Rural and Urban Environments 20. Promoting Health Through Healthy Communities and Cities 21. The Nursing Center: A Model for Nursing Practice in the Community 22. Case Management 23. Public Health Nursing and the Disaster Management Cycle 24. Public Health Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation 25. Program Management 26. Quality Management PART 5: HEALTH PROMOTION WITH TARGET POPULATIONS ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN 27. Family Development and Family Nursing Assessment 28. Family Health Risks 29. Child and Adolescent Health 30. Major Health Issues and Chronic Disease Management of Adults Across the Life Span 31. Special Needs Populations PART 6: VULNERABILITY: ISSUES FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY 32. Vulnerability and Vulnerable Populations: An Overview 33. Poverty and Homelessness 34. Migrant Health Issues 35. Teen Pregnancy 36. Mental Health Issues 37. Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Problems 38. Violence and Human Abuse PART 7: NURSE ROLES AND FUNCTIONS IN THE COMMUNITY 39. The Advanced Practice Nurse in the Community 40. The Nurse Leader in the Community 41. The Nurse in Home Health, Palliative Care, and Hospice 42. The Nurse in the Schools 43. The Nurse in Occupational Health 44. Forensic Nursing in the Community 45. The Nurse in the Faith Community 46. Public Health Nursing at Local, State, and National Levels Appendixes