Public Health Nursing: Leadership, Policy, and Practice presents cutting edge public health nursing content that focuses on populations and aggregates, the political process, public health nursing activism, and leadership in health policy development. Coverage of high risk populations, health policy, and disaster preparedness makes this text a unique tool for the public health nurse and administrator. A focus on the Healthy People 2010 objectives underscores the core functions of population-based practice and prepares the public health nurse for the challenges of today's global health issues. Readers searching for an innovative and focused text will turn to Public Health Nursing: Leadership, Policy, and Practice for the answers.
Table of Contents
Preface About the Editors Acknowledgments Dedication PART 1. Public Health Basics Chapter 1. History of Public Health and Public Health Nursing Chapter 2. Core Functions of Public Health Nursing Chapter 3. Practice Settings in Public Health Nursing Chapter 4. Epidemiology and Public Health Nursing Chapter 5. Healthy People 2010 Objectives PART 2. Health Care Delivery and Financing Chapter 6. Law, Health Policy, and Public Health Nursing Chapter 7. Health Care Organization and Financing Chapter 8. Economics of Public Health Nursing Chapter 9. Challenges of Global Health PART 3. Public Health Nursing Practice Chapter 10. Environmental Health Risk Chapter 11. Community and Population Assessment Chapter 12. Health Risk Appraisal Chapter 13. Principles of Health Promotion Chapter 14. Principles of Health Education Chapter 15. Program Development and Evaluation Chapter 16. Community Development for Health Promotion Chapter 17. Health Care Management Chapter 18. Ethics and Human Rights Chapter 19. Public Health Nursing Research PART 4. Provision of Public Health Nursing to Vulnerable Populations Chapter 20. Populations with Infectious and Communicable Diseases Chapter 21. Populations with Chronic Diseases Chapter 22. Maternal and Child Populations Chapter 23. The Elder Population Chapter 24. Rural and Migrant Populations Chapter 25. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Chapter 26. Immigrant and Refugee Populations Chapter 27. The Homeless Population Chapter 28. Populations with Substance Abuse PART 5. Public Health Nursing in the Twenty-First Century Chapter 29. Disaster Preparedness and Public Health Nursing Chapter 30. The Future of Public Health Nursing Resources Glossary Appendices: Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D Appendix E Appendix F Appendix G Index