Nurse-Managed Wellness Centers: Developing and Maintaining Your Center (A National Nursing Centers Consortium Guide and Toolkit)

Nurse-Managed Wellness Centers: Developing and Maintaining Your Center (A National Nursing Centers Consortium Guide and Toolkit)

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by Tine Hansen-Turton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826121322

ISBN-13: 9780826121325

Pub. Date: 03/01/2009

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Ö[M]eaningful, candid, honest, and visionary. This guide will get you started and keep you moving forwardÖ.[A]n excellent tool for any advanced practice nurse, faculty member, or student who wants to practice in the community.
--Susan Sherman
President, Independence Foundation
(From the Foreword)

Wellness centers continue to play a

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Ö[M]eaningful, candid, honest, and visionary. This guide will get you started and keep you moving forwardÖ.[A]n excellent tool for any advanced practice nurse, faculty member, or student who wants to practice in the community.
--Susan Sherman
President, Independence Foundation
(From the Foreword)

Wellness centers continue to play a key role in enhancing access to health care and providing high-quality care for patients. Nurse-Managed Wellness Centers serves as a step-by-step guide to starting and sustaining an effective wellness center, whether non-profit or academic.

Written for nurse and health care leaders, nurse educators, and students, this book demonstrates how to develop centers that provide important health promotion and disease prevention services to all populations. The contributors also share firsthand knowledge on how to address the challenges in developing wellness centers.

Get step-by-step guidelines on how to:

  • Begin and maintain a wellness center
  • Assemble an advisory or governing board
  • Write business plans and secure funding in an era of funding challenges
  • Develop and maintain community partnerships
  • Address mental health challenges in wellness centers
  • Document and measure patient outcomes

With this book, nurse and health care leaders will obtain the critical tools necessary to successfully develop, manage, and lead their wellness centers."

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826121325
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements from NNCC

Acknowledgements from the NNCC Wellness Committee Co-Chairs

Section 1 - Introduction and Overviews

Chapter 1 - About the National Nursing Centers Consortium and Wellness Centers

Chapter 2 - What is a Nurse-Managed Wellness Center?

What is a Nurse-Managed Wellness Center?

Historical Perspective

Chapter 3 - Application of the Boyer Model of Scholarship in Nurse-Managed Wellness Centers

The Boyer Model of Scholarship

Description and Application of the Four Types of Scholarship

Application of the Boyer Model

Implementation in a Nurse-Managed Wellness Center

Section 2 - Development and Planning

Chapter 4 - Organizational Development

Corporate Status

Governing or Advisory Board

Mission

Getting Started

Chapter 5 - Planning a Wellness Center

Community and Needs Assessments

Feasibility Study

Planning the Wellness Center

Policies and Procedures

Chapter 6 - Community Presence and Marketing: Involving the Community

Building Bridges

Maintaining the Bridges

Mending Bridges

Celebrate Successes

Chapter 7 - Funding and Sustainability of Wellness Centers

Funding

Sustainability

Chapter 8 - Planning and Development of Independent Centers

Corporate Status

Site Selection, Zoning, and Licensing

Funding

Section 3 - Wellness Center Services

Chapter 9 - Traditional Wellness Center Services

Chapter 10 - Wellness Center Services for Aging Populations

Chapter 11 - Wellness Center Services for Latino Populations

Overview of Services to Latinos

Promising Approaches

Chapter 12 - Mental Health Services in Wellness Centers

Incidence of Depression

Barriers to Treatment

Mental Health Integration Project

Sustainability

Section 4 - Student Learning

Chapter 13 - Community Service and Learning and Student Engagement

University Community Service and Learning Committee

Evaluation of Community Service and Learning Activities

Examples of Community Service and Learning Projects in Nursing Programs

Overview of Community Service Learning in the Health Professions

Chapter 14 - Extending the Mission of Wellness Centers to Build Future Nursing Capacity

The Current Nursing Shortage

The Kids into Health Careers Initiative

Example Program Initiatives

Section 5 - Improving and Measuring Quality in Wellness Centers

Chapter 15 - Measuring Quality in Wellness Centers

Chapter 16 - Documenting Outcomes

Chapter 17 - Data Collection

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