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Health Promotion for Nursing Associates

Health Promotion for Nursing Associates

Second edition

November 2024 | 208 pages | Learning Matters
Promoting health and preventing ill health is central to your role as a nursing associate. Written in clear language and full of examples from practice, this book introduces all the aspects of health promotion that you need to know. Covering essential topics such as health inequalities, mental health promotion and making sense of demographic data, and with a new expanded look at culture and communication, supporting mental health for Children and Young People and the impact of socio-economic inequalities on access, this book develops your knowledge and skills in health promotion at the individual, community and population level.

Key features: 
• Fully mapped to the 2018 NMC standards of proficiency for nursing associates 
• Case studies, activities and new insights from real TNAs illustrate health promotion in different settings across all fields of nursing
• Written specifically to reflect the unique experiences, challenges and requirements of the nursing associate role, helping you to develop into a confidence and professional practitioner 

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Understanding Nursing Associate Practice series (UNAP) is a new collection of books uniquely designed to support trainee nursing associates throughout their training and into a professional career.
Chapter 1: The principles of health promotion
Chapter 2: Communication skills in health promotion
Chapter 3: Understanding data and demographics
Chapter 4: Understanding health inequalities
Chapter 5: Early years to adolescence and promoting good health outcomes
Chapter 6: Infection control in settings
Chapter 7: Promoting healthy choices
Chapter 8: Promoting good mental health

Gillian Rowe

Gillian Rowe is a writer and researcher who has edited and authored the primary textbook for Nursing Associates, she has extensive experience in the health and social care sectors both nursing and managing residential care settings. She is a qualified lecturer, lecturing for University of Plymouth Partnerships and delivers mental health training to the wider community. Gillian is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. More About Author

Deborah Gee

Deborah Gee is a Senior Lecturer and Course Lead for the Specialist Community Public Health Course (SCPHN) at Teesside University. In 2006, Deborah qualified as a registered nurse and has worked within a variety of settings including Neonatal Intensive Care and Community District Nursing.  In 2010, Deborah completed her PGDip SCPHN qualification and has significant experience working with families and young children, assessing, and identifying their health needs and those of the wider population in her role as a health visitor. Deborah has an MSc in Education in Professional Practice; she is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in... More About Author

Ami Jackson

Ami Jackson began her nursing career as a cadet nurse and then completed her pre-registration training at Northumbria University in 2007, before completing a Practice Development degree in 2013. Ami has worked in a variety of areas including stroke rehabilitation, acute older persons’ medicine, intensive care, and orthopaedic surgery. Ami became a ward sister on an orthopaedic trauma unit and developed significant experience in leadership and management. More recently, Ami was a Practice Placement Facilitator, leading on pre-registration nursing programmes within her local NHS Trust. Ami now tutors Training Nursing Associates at Teesside... More About Author

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