Advanced Public and Community Health Nursing Practice Second Edition

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Advanced Public and Community Health Nursing Practice Second Edition

SKU# 9780826138439

Population Assessment, Program Planning and Evaluation

Author: Naomi E. Ervin PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, FNAP, FAAN, Pamela Kulbok DNSc, RN, APHN-BC, FAAN

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Written by advanced practice public/community health nurse experts, this comprehensive resource for advanced practice nursing students and clinicians builds upon the core foundations of practice: social justice, interdisciplinary practice, community involvement, disease prevention, and health promotion. Interweaving theory, practice, and contemporary issues, Advanced Public and Community Health Nursing Practice, Second Edition, provides essential knowledge needed to successfully assess communities, diagnose community situations, plan programs and budgets, and evaluate programs in public and community health.

This revised edition has been thoroughly updated to encompass the evolution of public/community health nursing practice during the past 15 years. With several examples of community assessments, community health program plans, and evidence-based and best-practice interventions, the content in this publication addresses the core processes of advanced public/community health nursing practice. Chapters integrate new material about the physical environment and cover key changes in nursing education and practice and healthcare financing and delivery. This new edition includes additional content on culture and diversity, in-depth theory and conceptual frameworks, doctoral preparation, and policy.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Completely new information reflecting changes in nursing education and practice and healthcare financing and delivery
  • Abundant examples of community assessments and community health program plans
  • Evidence-based/best-practice interventions, programs, and services
  • Clinical/practicum activities to help learners apply content in varied settings
  • Suggested readings and references to support more in-depth study
  • Additional information about the physical environment, culture and diversity, doctoral preparation, and policy
  • Interprofessional/interdisciplinary practice
  • In-depth information regarding theories and conceptual frameworks
  • New references, examples, case studies, problems, and discussion questions

Key Features:

  • Provides comprehensive, in-depth information regarding community assessment, program planning, program implementation, evaluation, and program revision
  • Delivers timely knowledge about using evidence, practice standards, public health ethics, Healthy People 2020, and competent practice in varied settings
  • Includes realistic case studies of program and evaluation plans
  • Presents examples of programs and projects conducted by advanced practice public/community health nurses

Product Details 

  • Publication Date March 15, 2018
  • Page Count 500
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826138439

Table of Contents 

Contents

Contributors

Preface

SECTION I. PUBLIC/COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING AT THE SPECIALTY ADVANCED LEVEL

1.Introduction to Advanced Public and Community Health Nursing Practice

2.Foundations and Context of Public/Community Health Nursing Specialty Practice

SECTION II. COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT PROCESS

3.Overview of Community and the Community Assessment Process

4.Exploring Frameworks and Models for Guiding a Community Assessment

5.Locating Sources of Data

Pamela F. Levin and Joan E. Kub

6.Using Methods of Data Collection

Diane B. McNaughton and Julia Muennich Cowell

7.Planning and Conducting a Community Assessment

8.Community Diagnosis: Analysis and Synthesis of Data and Information

SECTION III. PROGRAM PLANNING

9.Overview of Program Planning

Paul L. Kuehnert

10.Formulating Program Goals and Objectives

11.Focusing Evidence-Based Program Planning

12.Developing a Program Plan

13.Developing Budgets for Program Plans

SECTION IV. PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION

14.Overview of Program Implementation

15.Monitoring Program Implementation

SECTION V. PROGRAM EVALUATION

16.Overview of Program Evaluation

17.Developing a Program Evaluation Plan

18.Measuring Program Effectiveness

19.Conducting a Program Evaluation

Sue Ellen Bell

20.Revising Programs

SECTION VI. FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR SPECIALTY PRACTICE

21.The Practice Environment

Index