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Health Promotion for Nursing Students

Health Promotion for Nursing Students

First Edition

April 2020 | 224 pages | Learning Matters
Promoting and maintaining good mental, physical and behavioural health of individuals, communities and populations is a key role of the registered nurse. Understanding how to incorporate health promotion into clinical practice will be an important part of a nurse’s undergraduate studies and something they will take with them into professional life. This book will help students to understand the underlying theory behind health promotion and the different considerations for working with individuals, families and diverse communities. It will also demonstrate the practical skills needed in order to promote health and well-being effectively upon entering the practice environment.

Key features

  • Mapped to the new NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses (2018)
  • Case studies, activities and other learning features help students translate the theory to practice
  • Focus on practical skills to help guide daily practice
Chapter 1: Health promotion theory
Chapter 2: Core skills for health promotion
Chapter 3: Making every contact count (MECC)
Chapter 4: Health promotion at an individual level: working with people to support health and wellbeing needs
Chapter 5: Health promotion and the family
Chapter 6: Health promotion at a community level
Chapter 7: Health promotion at a population level
Chapter 8: Promoting health in diverse and vulnerable populations
Chapter 9: Health promotion and emergent technologies
Chapter 10: Evaluating health promotion
Chapter 11: Promoting one's own health
Chapter 12: Future trends: challenges and opportunities in health promotion

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Paul Linsley

Paul Linsley has worked largely in Acute and Forensic Mental Health settings both as a clinician and as a manager. He sits on various national health and social care bodies and is an active researcher in his field of interest. Paul has presented at International Conferences and holds a number of awards. As a Principal Lecturer at the University of Lincoln he teaches on a number of courses, single and joint honours undergraduate programmes, research masters programmes and pre and post registration nurse training programmes. He has written on a number of mental health issues, including emotional intelligence, health informatics and the... More About Author

Coralie Roll

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