Public Health and Community Nursing , 3rd Edition

Author
By Dianne Watkins, MSc, PGCE, RN, RM, HV, RNT and Judy Cousins, MSc, PGCE, RGN, HV
ISBN
9780702029479
Publication Date
19-10-2009
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  • 'Real-life' case-studies link theory and practice, and promote further enquiry
  • Discussion points encourage student reflection on methods of enhancing their professional and practice development
  • A framework approach promotes development of practice
  • Key issues begin, and Summaries end, each chapter to aid studying
  • References and recommended reading promote depth and breadth of study.
The third edition of this popular and useful text has been thoroughly updated to reflect the many major changes that have taken place in community nursing, making it an invaluable and up-to-date reference for all community nursing courses. The book covers the current public health landscape, epidemiology, frameworks for practice, with sections on family, and on the different Community Public Health Nurse Specialists.

Key Features
  • 'Real-life' case-studies link theory and practice, and promote further enquiry
  • Discussion points encourage student reflection on methods of enhancing their professional and practice development
  • A framework approach promotes development of practice
  • Key issues begin, and Summaries end, each chapter to aid studying
  • References and recommended reading promote depth and breadth of study.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702029479
Author Informaiton By Dianne Watkins, MSc, PGCE, RN, RM, HV, RNT, Director, Primary Care/Community Nursing Directorate, University of Wales College of Medicine, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff, UK and Judy Cousins, MSc, PGCE, RGN, HV, Lecturer, Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery, Primary Care and Community Nursing Directorate, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Pp Authortext Watkins & Cousins
New to this Edition
  • Thorough revision to reflect changes in community nursing
  • More emphasis on public health reflects current government emphasis
  • New chapters on:
    • Chronic disease management
    • Educational FrameworksCollaborative working Occupational Health NursesAdvanced Nurse PractitionersNurse prescribing
Table of Content

Contents

 

Section 1 The changing landscape of public health

1. Recent health and social policy developments

2. Developments in primary care

3. Innovation and change in public health

Section 2 Public health frameworks

4. Epidemiology and its application to practice

5. Social capital and health

6. Needs assessment, public health and commissioning of services

7. Promoting health: Frameworks for practice

8. Developments in promoting workplace health

Section 3 The family as a framework for practice

9. The family: a sociological perspective

10. The family: a psychological perspective

11. Violence within the family

12. Safeguarding children from physical abuse

Section 4 Shifting the boundaries of public health and community practice

13. practice nursing

14. district nursing

15. Specialist Community Public Health Nurse: health Visiting

16. Specialist Community Public Health Nurse: school Nursing

17. Specialist Community Public Health Nurse: Occupational Health Nursing

18. Community mental health nursing

19. community learning disability nursing

20. community children's nursing

Section 5 Challenges for the future

21. Partnership working in health and social care

22. Alternative ways of working

23. Advancing public health in nursing practice

Index

E-SBN 9780702042607
Imprint Bailliere Tindall
Publication Date 19-10-2009
Pages 322
Trim 246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
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