Community Health and Wellness - E-book: Primary Health Care in Practice

Community Health and Wellness - E-book: Primary Health Care in Practice

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ISBN-13: 9780729582230
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 02/10/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 588
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Anne McMurray is a registered nurse, a Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing and Member, Order of Australia (AM). She is Emeritus Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Queensland, Emeritus Professor, School of Nursing, Murdoch University, Perth and Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of the Sunshine Coast. Anne has practised in a range of nursing and community health settings in Canada and Australia, and is actively involved in research and research supervision, publishing and mentoring. She is an Expert Advisor on Primary Health Care to the International Council of Nurses. Anne was made a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2006 Queen’s Birthday honours list for services to nursing, particularly in the development of nurse education and community health practices, and as a contributor to professional publications.

Table of Contents


1. Creating and Maintaining a Healthy Community

2. Communities of Place

3. Assessing the Community

4. Planning and Promoting Community Health: Principles and practices

5. Community Health Nursing Roles

6. Working with Groups

SECTION 2: SUSTAINABLE HEALTH FOR THE FAMILY AND THE INDIVIDUALS 7. Healthy families 8. Healthy children 9. Healthy adolescents 10. Healthy adults 11. Healthy ageing SECTION 3: INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES AND SOCIETIES 12. Inclusive communities: Gender, culture and power

13. Cultural Inclusiveness: safe cultures, healthy Indigenous people

14. Inclusive policies, equitable health care systems

15. Building the evidence base: Research to practice


Appendix A - Symbols Used in a Genogram

Appendix B - Jakarta Declaration on Leading Health Promotion into the 21st Century

Appendix C - People's Health Charter

Appendix D - The Bangkok Charter for Health Promotion in a Globalized World

Appendix E - Nairobi Call to Action

Appendix F - Helsinki Statement on Health in all Policies

Appendix G - National School Nursing Professional Practice Standards

Appendix H - Australian Family Strengths Nursing Assessment Guide

Appendix I - ARACY Call to Action: Transforming Australia for Our Children's Future

Appendix J - HEEADSSS Assessment Tool for Use with Adolescents

Appendix K - Ecomap

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