Health Promotion in Nursing Practice: Pearson New International Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Nola J. Pender / Carolyn L. Murdaugh / Mary Ann Parsons  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
6
Language
English
Total pages
368
Pub.-date
November 2013
ISBN13
9781292027821
ISBN
1292027827
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For BSN and MSN courses in health promotion, and as a supplement to community nursing courses.

 

This book presents a strong, up-to-date foundation for understanding and building the science and practice of health promotion. It has three goals: to introduce the major individual and community models and theories that guide health promotion interventions; to offer evidence-based strategies for effective health promotion in practice settings; and to foster critical thinking about future opportunities for research and more effective interventions. This Sixth Edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and terminology. New coverage includes: the U.S. Government’s Healthy People 2020 Goals; more ecological approaches encompassing families, communities, and nations; new health promotion technologies, and more.

Features

For BSN and MSN courses in health promotion, and as a supplement to community nursing courses.

 

This book presents a strong, up-to-date foundation for understanding and building the science and practice of health promotion. It has three goals: to introduce the major individual and community models and theories that guide health promotion interventions; to offer evidence-based strategies for effective health promotion in practice settings; and to foster critical thinking about future opportunities for research and more effective interventions. This Sixth Edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and terminology. New coverage includes: the U.S. Government’s Healthy People 2020 Goals; more ecological approaches encompassing families, communities, and nations; new health promotion technologies, and more.

 

Hallmark Features

 

Thoroughly evidence-based approach–drawing on current scientific research to demonstrate what works and what doesn’t

  • Helps students focus on the approaches and techniques that are most likely to succeed

Clear definitions of both health and health promotion–including both individual and community models of health promotion

  • Gives students a solid foundation for understanding the field, their clients, and their own roles

Comprehensive, modern strategies for health promotion and prevention–including effective techniques for assessing health, health beliefs, and health behaviors; and for developing health promotion plans

  • Helps students more thoroughly understand their clients, so they can propose more effective interventions 

Thorough discussion of interventions–including physical activity, nutrition, stress management, social support, and strategies for self-care

  • Guides students in selecting from — and applying — a broad spectrum of potential interventions 

Coverage of health promotion in widely diverse settings–including vulnerable populations, and diverse ethnic populations

  • Helps students effectively respond to the unique health and disease challenges faced by different populations, communities, and cultures 

Discussion of building health promotion partnerships–Explains the key interrelationships between clients and community stakeholders, and shows students how they can magnify their effectiveness by building these relationships

  • Guides students in building relationships and partnerships that will be critical to their success 

Detailed coverage of measuring and evaluating outcomes–including the outcomes of both individual and community interventions

  • Helps students determine whether their interventions are effective, and find ways to become more effective 

Extensive learning activities–helping students to deepen and apply their understanding of chapter content

  • Helps students transform new knowledge into usable skills and insights 

Extensive, web-based references–including helpful, dynamic, and up-to-date sites that offer deeper insights about most of this book’s topics

  • Gives students access to web resources they can use to stay current on an ongoing basis 

Coverage of theoretical models, presented in practical context–including modern frameworks forplanning health promotion services

  • Provides frameworks and models that can help students integrate and apply new knowledge, both in the course and afterwards 

Directions for research and innovative practice–promotingcreative thinking about the conduct of research in health promotion and the delivery of quality health promotion services

  • Encourage students to be active participants in advancing the field of health promotion 

Practical tools, forms, and resources–including health knowledge checklists, goal identification forms, sample nurse-client and self contracts, assessments, planning tools, and more

  • Gives students practical resources they can apply immediately
  • Makes it easier for students to implement best practices for health promotion
  • Helps students organize material for study more effectively  

Chapter-end summaries–encouragingstudents to reflect on the practice and research implications of what they’ve read

  • Helps students deepen their understanding and become more effective and thoughtful practitioners

New to this Edition

Updated! All chapters expanded and updated–reflecting the latest published research

  • Gives students the most up-to-date and comprehensive guidance for effectively promoting health and wellness in their practice

New! Coverage of Healthy People 2020 Goals–addressing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s science-based, 10-year objectives for promoting health and preventing disease

  • Helps students link their understanding and practice to a high-profile initiative that will be widely promoted in the coming years 

Expanded and updated! Ecological approach to health promotion–woven throughout the book, reflecting the need to move beyond the individual to promote healthy lifestyles at the family, community, and national level

  • Helps students understand the reality that individual behavior exists in a broader context, and use that understanding to promote more effective interventions
  • Prepares students to participate in society’s debates about social and environmental changes that could lead to a healthier society 

New! Coverage of technology in health promotion–including the growing role of the electronic health record

  • Prepares students to leverage new technologies that can improve their effectiveness
  • Prepares students to utilize the electronic health records that will become increasingly widespread in the coming years 

New! Modern terminology–including use of the term “client” rather than “patient” to refer to individuals, families, and communities who are active participants in health promotion

  • Helps students speak the current language of the field

Table of Contents

Introduction: Global Health Promotion: Challenge of the 21st Century

 

Part I. The Human Quest for Health

1.   Toward a Definition of Health

2.   Individual Models to Promote Health Behavior

3.   Community Models to Promote Health

 

Part II. Planning for Health Promotion and Prevention

4.   Assessing Health and Health Behaviors

5.   Developing a Health Promotion—Prevention Plan

 

Part III. Interventions for Health Promotion and Prevention 

6.   Physical Activity and Health Promotion

7.   Nutrition and Health Promotion

8.   Stress Management and Health Promotion

9.   Social Support and Health

 

Part IV. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Health Promotion

10. Evaluating Individual and Community Interventions

 

Part V. Health Promotion in Diverse Populations

11. Self-Care for Health Promotion Across the Life Span

 

 

12. Health Promotion in Vulnerable Populations

 

 

Part VI. Approaches for Promoting a Healthier Society

13. Health Promotion in Community Settings

14. Promoting Health Through Social and Environmental Change

 

Index