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Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students
£18.99

HEALTH PROMOTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH FOR NURSING STUDENTS

PAPERBACK BY EVANS, DARYL; COUTSAFTIKI, DINA; FATHERS, C. PATRICIA

£18.99

ISBN
9781473977853
IMPRINT
LEARNING MATTERS LTD
 
 
EDITION
3RD REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
176 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
13 FEB 2017

DESCRIPTION

Preventing illness and improving the general health of the population is a vital priority for the health service with nurses expected to play a central role. Written using clear language this book explains what health promotion is and how it interacts with public health. It shows how health promotion can be implemented while drawing on the main theories, models and evidence that inform practice. The book covers the essential topics like lifestyle changes, health screening and patient education giving you the necessary tools and confidence to integrate health promotion into your day to day nursing practice. Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is: AffordableMapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills ClustersFocused on applying theory to practiceFull of active learning features `The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis.' - Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby

CONTENTS

IntroductionThinking health promotionTackling lifestyle changeEncouraging health screeningTeaching patientsSupporting self-managementConsidering public healthManaging health promotion in practiceKeeping up your skills