Health Promotion For Nurses

Health Promotion For Nurses

by Carolyn Chambers Clark, Karen K. Paraska
     
 

ISBN-10: 1449686672

ISBN-13: 9781449686673

Pub. Date: 09/18/2012

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

With the increase of chronic disease and pressure on health professionals to improve patient outcomes, the demand for skilled professionals in the field of health promotion is stronger than ever before. This timely text provides insight into the principles of health promotion, and enables the reader to translate them into practice. The book covers traditional health…  See more details below

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With the increase of chronic disease and pressure on health professionals to improve patient outcomes, the demand for skilled professionals in the field of health promotion is stronger than ever before. This timely text provides insight into the principles of health promotion, and enables the reader to translate them into practice. The book covers traditional health promotion concepts, and incorporates their use with chronic diseases. Furthermore, the authors cover program planning, implementation, and evaluation, and discuss practical applications of this process.

This text helps bridge the gap between the theoretical and the practical, and provides professionals working in the field of health promotion the necessary tools to apply the skills in their practice. It contains case studies and exercises to provide examples of how theoretical concepts can be applied in real-life situations, and also includes chapter objectives, summaries, articles, key terms, and review questions to help guide readers through the material.

This text is divided into four sections:

-Health Promotion and Theory
-Health Promotion in Action
-Health Promotion and Evidence Based Practice
-Resources for Practice

Instructor Resources include:

-Suggested Answers for Case Studies
-Review Questions
-Ask Yourself Exercises
-PowerPoint Presentations
-Test Bank

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449686673
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
09/18/2012
Pages:
522
Sales rank:
468,712
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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