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Health Promotion

Health Promotion: Evidence and Experienc e makes thought-provoking reading for all those involved in public health and those with an interest in finding new ways to improve health outcomes.

Researching Health Promotion

Providing a critical review of the current state of health promotion research. This book re-conceptualises the field of health promotion as collaborative and integrating enterprise, rather than as a battlefield for disciplinary and intellectual clashes. It makes a significant contribution to ongoing epistemological, theoretical and methodological debates in health promotion research. With contributors from Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, Ireland, the UK and the US, Researching Health Promotion will be of interest to students and professionals working in health promotion, public health, medicine and health policy.

Research Methods in Health Promotion

Research Methods in Health Promotion provides students (advanced undergraduate and graduate students) and practitioners with basic knowledge and skills regarding the design, implementation, analysis, and interpretation of research in the field of health promotion. Taking the perspective that research involves a predetermined series of well-defined steps, the book presents these steps in a sequential format.

Rural and Other Medically Underserved Populations

In print at Wilmington University Library.

This issue will address health care issues and clinical implications of rural and other medically underserved priority populations. The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality identified priority populations to include rural residents, racial and ethnic minorities, low income groups, women, children, older adults, and other individuals who may require chronic care.

Population-based nursing : concepts and competencies for advanced practice

eBook - access online.

Now in its second edition, this continues to be the only advanced practice nursing text to focus on core competencies in both epidemiology and population health. The new edition delivers essential content for Doctoral Nursing Programs (DNP) as outlined by the AACN, and encompasses the many changes in healthcare that affect population-based nursing, including the latest requirements set forth by the enactment of the ACA.

Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion

eBook, access online, or request print book through Delaware library catalog.

Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion examines the importance of ethnic and cultural factors for community health practice. The first in a new series of book to be published by Jossey-Bass and the American Association for Health Education, this text describes essential theories, models, and practices for working with race, ethnicity, gender, and social issues. The volume editors and their contributors, all experts in this field, cover demographics, disparities, complementary and alternative medicine, spiritually grounded approaches, multicultural populations, culturally competent needs assessment and planning, communication, workforce, program planning, aging, sexual orientation, and future challenges.

Caring for the Vulnerable

eBook - access online, or borrow print book.

Caring for the Vulnerable Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research, Fourth Edition explores vulnerability from the perspective of individuals, groups, communities, and populations. The text specifically addresses how vulnerability affects the field of nursing and its care givers and focuses on how to work with these populations. Written from a global perspective, the Fourth Edition provides an overview of treatments and issues as well presents a basic structure for caring for the vulnerable with the ultimate goal of providing culturally competent care.

Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals

eBook - access online or request print book through Delaware library catalog.

Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals: Advocacy and Action provides a nursing focus within an interdisciplinary approach, which intertwines to create an understanding of economics, politics, and policy in relation to health care. Contributors to this text offer future nurses and healthcare providers keen insight about clinical practice and its derivation from regulation, laws, and policies that have roots in public policy and politics. This innovative text also offers practical knowledge on how healthcare professionals can get involved and be proactive in the policy that directly affects their profession and patients.

Teaching cultural competence in nursing and health care : inquiry, action, and innovation

eBook - access online.

Based on proven research, this textbook is a unique "how-to" for nursing faculty called upon to educate students, nurses, and other health care providers on how to provide optimal care for culturally diverse populations. It offers a systematic approach featuring ready-to-use materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence education strategies and programs.

Health Economics

eBook - access online.

This book introduces students to the growing research field of health economics. Rather than offer details about health systems around the world without providing a theoretical context, Health Economics combines economic concepts with empirical evidence to enhance readers' economic understanding of how health care institutions and markets function. It views the subject in both microeconomic and macroeconomic terms, moving from the individual and firm level to the market level to a macroeconomic view of the role of health and health care within the economy as a whole. The book includes discussion of recent empirical evidence on the U.S. health system and can be used for an undergraduate course on U.S. health economics. It also contains sufficient material for an undergraduate or masters course on global health economics, or for a course on health economics aimed at health professionals.

Suggested Subject Terms for Searching

Community Health Nursing

Evidence-based nursing

Health Promotion

Health Status Disparities

Healthcare Disparities

Medical Economics

Medical policy

Medically underserved areas

Nursing -- Cross-cultural studies

Nursing -- Social aspects

Public Health Nursing

Special Populations

Transcultural nursing

Vulnerable Populations