Orientation To Nursing In The Rural Community / Edition 1

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Overview

This book examines the evolving health care delivery systems and the role of nursing within the rural context. Divided into three parts including perspectives from experts in Australia and Canada, the book covers the foundations of rural nursing, special populations, and future perspectives. Students of nursing will find special features in each chapter such as a list of objectives, key terms, points to remember, suggested research activities, and discussion questions.

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Examines the evolving health care delivery system and role of nursing in rural settings. Divided into three parts, the volume covers the foundations of rural nursing, special populations, and future perspectives. Written by nurses and nursing professors from Canada, Australia, and the US, the text is suitable for a graduate-level course or as a supplementary text for an undergraduate community health nursing course or interdisciplinary course focusing on rural health care delivery. Each chapter includes objectives, key terms and concepts, research activities, and extensive references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761911579
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 1/1/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF RURAL NURSING
Nursing and Rural Health Care Delivery
Yesterday and Today
Definitions of Rural and Their Implications
Theoretical Foundations for Nursing in Rural Environments
The Community Health Assessment (CHA) Process
Building Partnerships
Exemplar
A Framework for Rural Nursing Interventions
PART TWO: SPECIAL POPULATIONS
Special and At-Risk Rural Populations
Cultural-Linguistic Competence
Rural Considerations
Behavioral Health Care
Rural Issues and Strategies
America's Lost Population
The Rural Homeless
HIV/AIDS
The Silent Enemy Within Rural Communities
Rural Occupational, Safety, Health and Nursing
PART THREE: NATIONAL AND GLOBAL FUTURISTIC PERSPECTIVES
The Meaning of Managed Care for Rural America
Rural Nursing in the United States
Rural Nursing in Australia
Rural Nursing in Canada
Analysis of Rural Nursing
Australia, Canada, United States
Ethical Situations
What Nurses in Rural in Practice Should Know
Research
The Link Between Rural Theory & Evidence-Based Practice

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