Community-Based Nursing, An Introduction, 3rd Edition

Community-Based Nursing

3rd Edition An Introduction

By Melanie McEwen, PhD, RN, CS, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX; and Bridgette Pullis, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing


Unit 1: Foundations of Community-Based Nursing Practice

1. Opportunities in Community-Based Nursing Practice

2. Roles and Interventions in Community-Based Nursing Practice

3. Client Education and Health Teaching NEW!

4. Case Management NEW!


Unit 2: Factors that Influence Health and Health Care

5. Overview of the Health Care Delivery System

6. Epidemiology

7. Environmental Health Issues

8. Cultural Influences on Health

9. Natural and Man-made Disasters NEW!


Unit 3: Settings for Community-Based Care

10. Nursing Care in Ambulatory Settings

11. Home Health Care Nursing


Unit 4: Community-Based Nursing Care Across the Life Span

12. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Infants, Children, and Adolescents

13. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Adults

14. Issues in Women?s Health Care

15. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Elders

16. Health Promotion and Illness Prevention for Families


Unit 5: Nursing Care of Clients with Special Needs in Community Settings

17. Vulnerable Groups

18. Mental Health Issues

19. Communicable Disease: Prevention and Intervention


Glossary

Appendixes

Assessment Tools