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Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students
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Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students

Third Edition


© 2017 | 176 pages | Learning Matters

Preventing illness and improving the general health of the population is a vital priority for the health service with nurses expected to play a central role. Written using clear language this book explains what health promotion is and how it interacts with public health. It shows how health promotion can be implemented while drawing on the main theories, models and evidence that inform practice. The book covers the essential topics like lifestyle changes, health screening and patient education giving you the necessary tools and confidence to integrate health promotion into your day to day nursing practice.

Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is:

  • Affordable
  • Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters
  • Focused on applying theory to practice
  • Full of active learning features

‘The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis.’ - Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby

 
Introduction
 
Thinking health promotion
 
Tackling lifestyle change
 
Encouraging health screening
 
Teaching patients
 
Supporting self-management
 
Considering public health
 
Managing health promotion in practice
 
Keeping up your skills

Well written and insightful book
Relevant examples of Health promotions used throughout
Essential reading and highly recommended

Mr Vernon Ambris
health and social care, West Thames College
July 3, 2017

The student like this book as it is easy to ready and forms a foundation to practice.

Mrs Janet Gargiulo
Inst of Health, Medical Science & Society, Glyndwr University
March 30, 2017

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