An Introduction to Community and Primary Health Care
- Diana Guzys, La Trobe University, Victoria
- Rhonda Brown, Deakin University, Victoria
- Elizabeth Halcomb, University of Wollongong, New South Wales
- Dean Whitehead, Flinders University of South Australia
To equip students for a complex field of practice, An Introduction to Community and Primary Health Care offers a comprehensive foundation in the theory, skills and application of community and primary health care in Australia and New Zealand. This fully revised new edition incorporates current leading primary health care research and features new chapters on indigenous health, correctional nursing and nurse practitioners, reflecting the dynamic nature of community health care practice. Learning objectives, reflective and critical thinking questions, case studies and further reading consolidate understanding of key concepts. Students and instructors can also find comprehensive supplementary resources on the companion website. With each author writing in their areas of expertise, this practical resource equips students with the tools they will need as community and primary health care professionals working in a diverse range of settings across Australia and New Zealand.Read more
- Features new chapters on indigenous health, correctional nursing and nurse practitioners
- Revised and updated fully to incorporate current leading primary health care research
- A practical resource written by authors who are experts in their field
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- Edition: 2nd Edition
- Date Published: June 2017
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9781108216739
- contains: 21 b/w illus. 24 tables
- availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
Table of Contents
Part I. Theory:
1. Community and primary health care Diana Guzys
2. Empowering individuals and communities Diana Guzys
3. Exploring disability from a social model of health perspective Rhonda Brown
4. Mental health promotion Dean Whitehead
5. Indigenous health Kerry Taylor, Susan Mlcek and Maree Meredith
6. Gendered health Rhonda Brown and Stephane Bouchoucha
7. Interprofessional practice Elizabeth Halcomb, Susan McInnes and Kath Peters
Part II. Skills for Practice:
8. Cultural competence Diana Guzys
9. Community health needs assessment Diana Guzys
10. Program planning, implementation and evaluation Dean Whitehead
11. Managing chronic health conditions Elizabeth Halcomb and Catherine Stephen
12. Case management Elizabeth Halcomb and Joanne Joyce-McCroach
13. Home visiting, risk assessment and safety Diana Guzys
Part III. Community and Primary Health Care Roles:
14. Community health nursing Rhonda Brown
15. Community nursing practice in mental health Rhonda Brown
16. Maternal, child and family health nursing Leesa Hooker
17. School nursing Elizabeth Halcomb and Christine Ashley
18. Youth health nursing Diana Guzys
19. Sexual health nursing Diana Guzys
20. Alcohol, tobacco and other drug nursing Rhonda Brown
21. Rural health nursing Diana Guzys
22. Occupational health nursing Rhonda Brown
23. Nursing in general practice Elizabeth Halcomb
24. Home-based nursing Rhonda Brown
25. Forensic and corrections nursing Elizabeth Halcomb and Grant Kinghorn
26. Nurse practitioners Kathleen Tori.
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