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Introduction to Community-Based Nursing
4th edition
by Roberta Hunt

Introduction to Community-Based Nursing presents foundational concepts pivotal to delivering nursing care in the community setting, with specific attention to the NLN competencies for community-based nursing care.

The book examines the variety of settings and situations in which the community-based nurse provides care, highlighting cultural diversities in the patient populations, and emphasizing interactions between the individual and the family.

This edition includes more information on disaster management and communicable diseases and expanded, updated Medicare/Medicaid guidelines.

A companion Website on thePoint includes student activities, assessment guidelines, and forms.

Contents

Unit I: Basic Concepts in Community-Based Nursing

  1. Overview of Community Based Nursing
  2. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  3. Culture Care
  4. Family Care

Unit II: Skills for Community-Based Nursing Practice

  1. Assessment: Individual, Family and Population
  2. Health Teaching
  3. Continuity of Care: Discharge Planning and Case Management

Unit III: Community-Based Nursing Across the Life Span

  1. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for Maternal/Infant Populations, Children, and Adolescents
  2. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for Adults
  3. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for Elderly Adults

Unit IV: Settings for Practice

  1. Practice Settings and Specialties
  2. Home Health Care Nursing
  3. Specialized Home Health Care Nursing
  4. Mental Health Nursing in Community-Based Settings
  5. Global Health and Community-Based Care

Unit V: Implications for Future Practice

  1. Trends in Community Based Nursing

Appendices

  • Nutrition Questionnaires for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
  • Implications for Teaching at Various Developmental Stages
  • Cognitive Stages and Approaches to Patient Education with Children

Index

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Introduction to Community-Based Nursing
4th edition
by Roberta Hunt

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