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Public and Community Health Nursing Practice
A Population-Based Approach



November 2003 | 528 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Public health practice focuses on the prevention of disease and disability as a means of promoting the health of communities and the individuals who make up those communities. Public and Community Health Nursing Practice presents a comprehensive summary of core practices for assessment, assurance, and policy development to achieve this goal through population-based practice. The author also outlines standards for evidence-based practice based on current research.

This book will be of interest to students in nursing, public health, and behavioral medicine and practitioners in public and community health.

 
PART I. A POPULATION BASED FRAMEWORK FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE
 
1. Population-Based Public Health Practice
 
2. Public Health System
 
3. Epidemiology: Population-Based Data
 
4. Behavioral Health Theories
 
PART II. PUBLIC HEALTH-COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK
 
5. Behavioral Assessment
 
6. Public Health Organizational Assessment
 
7. Environmental Health Assessment
 
8. Community Assessment & Analysis
 
PART III. PUBLIC HEALTH-COMMUNITY HEALTH INTERVENTIONS & PROGRAM PLANNING
 
9. Cultural Competence
 
10. Community Development
 
11. Community-Level Interventions
 
12. Public Health-Community Health Program Planning
 
PART IV. PUBLIC HEALTH MONITORING, EVALUATION, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT, OUTCOME MEASURES, & EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
 
13. Program Monitoring & Evaluation
 
14. Performance Measurement & Improvement
 
15. Public Health Research
 
16. Evidence-Based Public Health Practice
 
PART V. PUBLIC HEALTH-COMMUNITY HEALTH LEADERSHIP & ADMINISTRATION
 
17. Public Health-Community Health Leadership
 
18. Communication, Collaboration, Negotiation, & Conflict
 
19. Public Health-Community Health Decisional & Causal Analysis
 
20. Fiscal & Human Resource Management
 
21. Public Health Informatics
 
PART VI. PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY, LAW, & ETHICS
 
22. Public Health Policy & Politics
 
23. Process of Public Health Policy Development
 
24. Public Health Policy Formulation, Implementation, & Modification
 
25. Public Health Policy Analysis & Evaluation
 
26. Public Health Law & the Legal System
 
27. Scope of Public Health Law
 
28. Public Health Ethics
 
APPENDICES
 
A. Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals
 
B. Healthy People 2010 Goals & Objectives
 
C. Epidemiological Glossary
 
D. Community-Based Organization Assessment
 
E. Hazardous Environmental Agents, Routes of Entry, & Symptoms
 
F. Integrated Community Assessment Process & Tool
 
G. List of Selected Public Health Laws
 
H. List of Resources

"This text is needed very badly—especially with advanced practice. Most graduate nursing programs focus on primary care and an important component of primary care is community health and public health issues. This book contains much needed information required for advanced nursing practice in primary care. I know of no other text so complete."

Jacqueline Rhoads
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

"A very comprehensive approach to public health – community health. I feel that the content and direction are very much needed."

Clair P. Millet, APRN, MN, CNS
Louisiana Office of Public Health

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Demetrius J. Porche, DNS, PhD, APRN, FACHE, FAANP, FAAN

Demetrius James Porche, DNS, RN, is the Dean of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing and an adjunct Associate Professor at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in the Community Health Sciences Department. Dr. Porche received his Doctor of Nursing Science and Master of Nursing degrees from the Louisiana State University Medical Center. The focus of his research activities since the late 1980s has been HIV prevention. He serves as a consultant to several community-based organizations on behavioral and community level interventions. In addition, he serves as a program evaluation... More About Author

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