A text for all levels of nursing education in community health, such as ADN, generic BSN, and RN to BSN bridge programs. Contains sections on theoretical foundations of community health nursing, and nursing practice in wellness care, ambulatory care, and home care. Appendices offers sample plans, a list of resources, and a summary of death and dying customs of different religious groups. Can be appropriate for MSN programs due to its strong clinical orientation, real case situations, and inclusion of advanced practice opportunities, and can be useful for continuing education programs because of its concise format. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.