Health Promotion in Nursing Practice / Edition 6

Health Promotion in Nursing Practice / Edition 6

ISBN-10:
0135097215
ISBN-13:
9780135097212
Pub. Date:
04/29/2010
Publisher:
Pearson
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Health Promotion in Nursing Practice / Edition 6

Health Promotion in Nurisng Practice presents a strong, up-to-date foundation for understanding and building the science and practice of health promotion. The book has three goals: to introduce the major individual and community models and theories that guide health promotion interventions; to offer evidence-based strategies for effective health promotion in practice settings; and to foster critical thinking about future opportunities for research and more effective interventions. This Sixth Edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and terminology. New coverage includes: the U.S. Government’s Healthy People 2020 Goals; more ecological approaches encompassing families, communities, and nations; new health promotion technologies, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780135097212
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 04/29/2010
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION: THE CHALLENGES OF A NEW MILLENNIUM.

I. THE HUMAN QUEST FOR HEALTH.

1. Toward a Definition of Health.
2. Motivation for Health Behavior.
3. The Health Promotion Model.

II. HEALTH PROMOTION IN DIVERSE POPULATIONS.

4. Empowering for Self-Care across the Life Span.
5. Health Promotion in Vulnerable Populations.

III. PLANNING FOR PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION.

6. Assessing Health, Health Beliefs and Health Behaviors.
7. Developing a Health-Protection-Promotion Plan.

IV. INTERVENTIONS FOR PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION.

8. Physical Activity and Health.
9. Nutrition and Health.
10. Stress Management and Health.
11. Social Support and Health.

V. EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF HEALTH PROMOTION.

12. Measuring Outcomes of Health Promotion and Prevention Interventions.
13. Evaluating Individual and Community Interventions.

VI. APPROACHES FOR PROMOTING A HEALTHIER SOCIETY.

14. Health Promotion in Community Settings.
15. Protecting and Promoting Health Through Social and Environmental Change.

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