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Community Health and Wellness : Primary Health Care in Practice - Anne McMurray

Community Health and Wellness

Primary Health Care in Practice


Published: 14th October 2014
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Perfect for:

  • . Bachelor of Nursing Students

  • . Postgraduate Child and Adolescent Health Students

  • . Postgraduate community-based Nursing

  • . Bachelor of Midwifery Students

  • . Bachelor of Public Health Students

Community Health & Wellness: Primary health care in practice, 5th Editionrepresents contemporary thinking and research in community health and wellness from Australia, New Zealand and the global community.

It challenges students and health professionals to become more aware of the primary health care (PHC) environments in which they work in order to gain an understanding of what is socially determining the health of the individuals, families and communities within their care.

  • . Provides a focus on primary health care practice in Australia and New Zealand
  • . Research and evidence-based practice throughout each chapter
  • . Group exercises that can be used in practice or tutorial groups
  • . Reflective questions to challenge the understanding of key principles and practice
  • . Additional resources for lecturers via Evolve.

  • . Two new chapters:

    • Chapter 3 Assessing the Community

    • Chapter 6 Working in groups

  • . The SDH Assessment Circle - a new model for community assessment

  • . Stronger emphasis on working with migrant and refugee families

  • . A new continuous case study - the Mason and Smith families; both fly-in fly-out (FIFO) families.

SECTION 1: WORKING WITH COMMUNITIES 1. Creating and Maintaining a Healthy Community 2. Communities of Place 3. Assessing the Community 4. Planning and Promoting Community Health: Principles and practices 5. Nursing Roles 6. Working with Groups SECTION 2: SUSTAINABLE HEALTH FOR FAMILY AND INDIVIDUALS 7. Healthy families 8. Healthy children 9. Healthy adolescents 10. Healthy adults 11. Healthy ageing SECTION 3: INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES AND SOCIETIES 12. Inclusive communities: Gender, culture and power 13. Cultural Inclusiveness: safe cultures, healthy Indigenous people 14. Inclusive policies, equitable health care systems 15. Building the evidence base: Research to practice

ISBN: 9780729541756
ISBN-10: 0729541754
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 588
Published: 14th October 2014
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 5