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Welcome to your Promoting the Health and Well-being of Children reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span by Promote health and wellness for all ages and population groups! Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, 9th Edition provides a comprehensive guide to leading health promotion concepts, from assessment to interventions to application. Its lifespan approach addresses patients' unique needs with case studies and care plans, with an assessment framework based on Gordon's Functional Health Patterns. New to this edition is expanded coverage of genomics and QSEN competencies. Written by nursing experts Carole Edelman and Elizabeth Kudzma, this bestselling text covers all the latest research and trends in health promotion and disease prevention. Separate chapters on population groups - the individual, family, and community - highlight the unique aspects of assessment and health promotion for each group. Coverage of growth and development helps you apply health promotion concepts to each age and each stage of development through the lifespan. Case studies present realistic situations with questions asking you to apply key concepts, and care plans include nursing diagnoses, defining characteristics, related factors, expected outcomes, and interventions. Quality and Safety Scenario boxes focus on QSEN-related competencies with examples of health promotion. Innovative Practice boxes outline unique and creative health promotion programs and projects currently being implemented. Healthy People 2020 boxes present goals and objectives relating to national health issues and priorities. Research for Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize current health-promotion studies showing the links between research, theory, and practice. Diversity Awareness boxes address cultural perspectives relating to planning care. Hot Topics boxes introduce significant issues, trends, and controversies in health promotion. Think About It clinical scenarios open each chapter, and include questions to encourage critical thinking. NEW! An increased focus on genomics reflects scientific evidence supporting the use of genetic tests and family health history to guide public health interventions. NEW! Expanded discussion of QSEN competencies is included, as related to health promotion. NEW! Guidelines and recommendations are included from the latest Guide to Clinical Preventive Services from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. NEW! The latest information about the Affordable Care Act is included. NEW! Updated photos reflect the latest in health promotion and disease prevention.
Call Number: 613 EDE
Publication Date: 2017
Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students by 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, Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students 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 readers 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 preregistration 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
Call Number: 610.734 EVA
Publication Date: 2017
Promoting Health in Children and Young People by Promoting the health and wellbeing of children and young people is a vital part of every child nurse's role. Promoting Health in Children and Young People provides practical guidance on everyday health issues such as preventing obesity, dental health, skin care and prevention of diseases and infections. It explores best practice for nursing children with chronic illnesses such as asthma, cancer, diabetes and disabilities, and gives guidance on promoting the health of adolescents looking at issues of sexual health, smoking, drugs and alcohol. Each chapter discusses key health promotion messages, relevant government policy and health promotion activities. This accessible text provides nurses with the skills and knowledge to transform the NSF into everyday health promotion practice. * Provides a clear skills-based approach to undertaking health promotion practice * Emphasises the role of the nurse in promoting good health in children and young people * Discusses guidance from recent policy developments including the National Service Framework for Children * Illustrated with diagrams and boxes highlighting key points
Call Number: 618.92 MOY + eBook
Publication Date: 2009
Essentials of Nursing Children and Young People by This innovative and student-friendly textbook provides up-to-date information on the core content of child nursing courses and helps students understand how it applies to practice. Covering all settings throughout, including the acute and community ones, it focuses on the importance of child and family centred care, by having them directly involved through the use of voices and case studies. This book provides a comprehensive framework for student knowledge development by including: Activities and theory stop-points to encourage students to develop their critical thinking skills. Pointers to further reading resources, including journal articles and videos for students to explore and build knowledge more independently. A range of online resources including extra scenarios for lecturers to use in their teaching and MCQs for students to revise. Essential reading for undergraduate nursing students specialising or wanting to specialise in children and young people nursing.
Call Number: 618.92 PRI
Publication Date: 2018
Public Health and Health Promotion for Nurses at a Glance by Public Health and Health Promotion for Nurses at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for nursing students and practitioners. Health promotion is a growing core component of nursing care, and this text combines superb illustrations with accessible information to make the key concepts of health promotion clear and easy to understand. It also provides guidance for how this can be applied in daily practice in all fields of nursing to promote the health of individual patients and communities. Divided into six sections, the first looks at the relationship between the outcomes of public health and the outcomes of nursing, before going on to explore the definitions and different approaches of health promotion.This includes the causes and determinants of morbidity and mortality, and the skills and resources that can support nurses in promoting health with individual patients. It also examines strategies for working with communities to improve health, as well as the ethics of health promotion in nursing. The perfect revision and consolidation textbook Closely linked with the public health outcomes as represented by the NMC, the 6Cs of nursing, essential nursing skills clusters as well as the implications for nursing arising from recent inquiries. Highly visual colour presentation, with full colour illustrations throughout
Call Number: 610.734 WIL
Publication Date: 2018
Health Promotion for Nurses: a Practical Guide by With the increase of chronic disease and pressure on health professionals to improve patient outcomes, the demand for skilled professionals in the field of health promotion is stronger than ever before. Health Promotion for Nurses: A Practical Guide by Carolyn Chambers Clark and Karen Paraska provides insight into the principles of health promotion, and enables the reader to translate them into practice. The book covers traditional health promotion concepts, and incorporates their use with chronic diseases. Furthermore, the authors cover program planning, implementation, and evaluation, and discuss practical applications. This text helps bridge the gap between the theoretical and the practical, and provides professionals working in the field of health promotion the necessary tools to apply the skills in their practice. It contains case studies and exercises to provide examples of how theoretical concepts can be applied in real-life situations, and also includes chapter objectives, summaries, articles, key terms, and review questions to help guide readers through the material. This text is divided into four sections: Health Promotion and Theory Health Promotion in Action Health Promotion and Evidence Based Practice Resources for Practice Instructor Resources include: Suggested Answers for Case Studies Review Questions Ask Yourself Exercises PowerPoint Presentations Test Bank
Call Number: 610.73 CLA
Publication Date: 2012
Children and Young People's Nursing: Principles for Practice by Underpinned by a rights-based approach, this essential text critically analyses the theory and practice of children and young people¿s nursing from several perspectives - public health, acute and community based care, education and research. Chapters address the clinical, legal, ethical, political and professional issues and controversies which impact on the care delivered to children, young people and their families both nationally and internationally. This new edition continues to promote reflection and critical thinking about the practice of children¿s nursing and professional development.
Call Number: 618.92 DAV + eBook
Publication Date: 2017
Foundations for Health Promotion by The fourth edition of Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a friendly, easy-to-read format. This edition has been comprehensively updated and includes a new feature of learning activities with indicative answers to help students and practitioners to reflect on their practice. 'Pull out' boxes of case studies and examples help the reader to identify the evidence base for health promotion and illustrate the range of health promotion practice. Divided into four parts, the book first explains the theoretical concepts of health, health education and health promotion and the ethical and political aspects of practice. The second part explores strategies to promote health and some of the dilemmas that they pose. The third part explores how a range of different settings, such as hospitals and schools, can be oriented towards positive health and well-being. The fourth part focuses on the implementation of health promotion interventions and is designed to help practitioners to reflect on their practice by examining what drives their choice of strategy. Foundations for Health Promotion, Fourth Edition will be ideal for a range of disciplines including health service professionals in primary and acute settings, those working in local and municipal authorities to promote health and wellbeing, health educators and trainers. Comprehensive updating and expansion to reflect recent research findings and major organizational and policy changes Clear structure and signposting for ease of reading and study Wide choice of examples and illustrative case studies reflect the needs of a variety of professional groups in health services, local and municipal services and education Ineractive learning activities with indicative answers help readers consolidate their learning Comprehensively updated and expanded to reflect major organizational and policy changes Interactive learning activities with indicative answers at the end of each chapter 'Pull out' boxes illustrate recent research findings and case studies of practice
Call Number: 613.0941 NAI + eBook
Publication Date: 2016
Fundamentals of Health Promotion for Nurses by Fundamentals of Health Promotion for Nurses is a concise, accessible introduction to health promotion and public health for pre-registration nursing students and newly qualified nurses. Promoting the health and wellbeing of patients is a vital part of the nursing role, and the updated second edition of this user-friendly book discusses the foundations for health promotion practice using practical examples, activities and discussion points to encourage readers to reflect on their values, debate the issues and apply their knowledge and understanding to practice.
Call Number: 613 WIL + eBook
Publication Date: 2014
An Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health by Anyone who works within children and adolescent mental health services will tell you what a challenging and complex world it is. To help prepare you, the authors have produced a clear introduction to child and adolescent mental health that takes you step-by-step on a journey through the subject. Beginning with the foundations, the book explores the common mental health concepts and influences that you can expect to encounter examining topics like the difference between emotional and mental health issues and how mental health problems develop. It then moves on to explore the vital skills that you will need to develop like effective communication and basic counselling skills, and introduces some of the common interventions like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic theory and Family work. Written by a multi-disciplinary team of passionate and experienced experts, the book strikes an effective balance between introducing the relevant theory and showing how this can be applied in the real world. It is an essential starting point to the subject of child and adolescent mental health and suitable for any students planning to support this group.
Call Number: 362.2083 BUR
Publication Date: 2014
Child Public Health by Despite children making up around a quarter of the population, the first edition of this book was the first to focus on a public health approach to the health and sickness of children and young people. It combined clinical and academic perspectives to explore the current state of health of our children, the historical roots of the speciality and the relationship between early infant and child health on later adult health. Child public health is a rapidlydeveloping field, and is increasingly recognised throughout the world as a major area of focus for population health. Targeting the health of children now is essential if we are to achieve a healthy populationas adults. For the second edition the text has been revised and updated with new material on health for all children, global warming, child participation, systems theory, refugees, commissioning, and sustainable development.Child Public Health 2e will be of interest to public health practitioners, paediatricians, general practitioners with a child health and commissioning interest and GP trainees. Whilst paediatricians are given a unique population perspective on theirclinical specialty, public health professionals will gain a specialist insight into a specific population group and primary care doctors, nurses and managers will find support for their commissioning andclinical governance agendas.
Call Number: 362.19892 BLA + eBook
Publication Date: 2010
Health for All Children by Since publication of the fourth edition of this highly successful book, there have been a number of Government initiatives, reports and policies on how the health of children can best be protected and promoted. This revised fourth edition incorporates recent material on the National ServiceFramework, 'Every Child Matters', the public health report 'Choosing Health', and the Children Act. It has also been informed by new research on a variety of topics including Sure Start, obesity, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and language acquisition.Health for all Children 4/e (revised) continues the themes of previous editions, in particular highlighting the growing evidence that behavioural problems and educational failure are not inevitable, and can be prevented. Thus the role of screening for developmental problems, while not ignored, isset in the context of what can be done to promote language development, reading, and enthusiasm for learning.Changes made to the fourth edition, and continued in this revised edition, include dealing with the health care needs of children of school age as well as pre-school children. It also outlines the needs of special groups of children, including those who are vulnerable or disabled and those livingin unusual circumstances. The legislative framework is outlined and hallmarks of good practice described. Promoting children's health is a key focus, with updated information on nutrition and injury prevention, and emphasis on the importance of parent education and support, language, and literacyskills, with a review of behavioural management programmes for parents. It also describes the duties laid on PCTs with regard to education and social services support.This established and successful book continues to be essential reading for all health professionals who work with children, whether in the community or at the receiving end of referrals. It will also provide vital background knowledge for those charged with the responsibility of planning,commissioning and monitoring. This revised fourth edition provides the most up to date evidence in a rapidly changing field.
Call Number: 362.7 HAL
Publication Date: 2006-11-02
Promoting the health of school age children by Considers factors that impact on children and young people and the strategies that are in place to meet their needs. This book uses the themes of government policies such as Every Child Matters, Safeguarding Children, and Our Health Our Care Our Say. It is suitable for those studying and working at degree level.
Call Number: 613.04320941 WRI
Publication Date: 2007