Community Health Nursing: A Canadian Perspective, 5th edition

  • Lynnette Leeseberg Stamler
  • Lucia Yiu
  • Aliyah Dosani
  • Josephine Etowa
  • Cheryl van Daalen-Smith

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The only ground-up Canadian community health nursing text, Community Health Nursing: A Canadian Perspective has been specifically designed to match the way the course is offered in Canada. Widely praised for its accessible writing style, Canadian content, and thorough coverage of the key topic areas in community health nursing, this text strikes the perfect balance between theory and practice. With over 50 contributors from across Canada, Community Health Nursing will help students understand and apply key concepts informed by the unique influences that shape health in Canada.




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Table of contents

Part One The Context of Community Health Nursing in Canada
1 The History of Community Health Nursing in Canada
2 Policy, Politics, and Power in Health Care
3 Nursing Roles, Functions, and Practice Settings
4 Public Health Nursing
5 Home Health Nursing in Canada
6 Advocacy, Ethical, and Legal Considerations

Part Two Foundations and Tools for Community Health Nursing Practice
7 Theoretical Foundations of Community Health Nursing
8 Health Promotion
9 Race, Culture, and Health
10 Evidence-Informed Decision Making in Community Health Nursing
11 Epidemiology
12 Communicable Diseases
13 Community Nursing Process
14 Community Health Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
15 Digital Health

Part Three Nursing Care of Selected Populations
16 Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health
17 School Health
18 Family Nursing
19 Gender and Community Health
20 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Two Spirit Clients
21 Older Adult Health
22 Indigenous Health
23 Community Mental Health
24 Rural and Remote Health
25 Chronic Care, Long-term Care, and Palliative Care
26 Correctional Health
27 Ecological Determinants of Health and Environmental Health Inequalities

Part Four Selected Community Problems
28 Violence and Health
29 Poverty, Homelessness, and Food Insecurity
30 Substance Use
31 Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections
32 Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Nursing

Part Five Looking Ahead
33 Global Health
34 Critical Community Health Nursing: An Imperative

Appendix A The Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice
Appendix B Public Health Nursing Discipline Specific Competencies
Appendix C Home Health Nursing Competencies

Published by Pearson Canada (March 27th 2019) - Copyright © 2020