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Core Curriculum For Specializing In Intellectual And Developmental  Disability : A Resource For Nurses And Other Health Care Professionals - Wendy M. Nehring

Core Curriculum For Specializing In Intellectual And Developmental Disability

A Resource For Nurses And Other Health Care Professionals

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Published: 31st January 2005
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Written by nationally known leaders in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities, Core Curriculum contains easy-to-read, comprehensive information on health concerns for persons of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Designed for classroom use and self-study, the text is presented in a straightforward outline format, with extensive resources and references throughout. The authors address the most important health issues affecting this population, and the subsequent management of these issues.

Section One: History of Health Professional's Involvement in the Care of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Chapter 1: History of Nursing and Health Professionals in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Section Two: Basic Concepts Chapter 2: Definitions of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities Chapter 3: Etiology Chapter 4: Epidemiology Section Three: The Influence of Genetics Chapter 5: Genetic Concepts Section Four: Nursing and Health Professional's Roles in the Field of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Chapter 6: Roles and Responsibilities of Nurses and Health Professionals Who Specialize in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Chapter 7: Health Promotion Chapter 8: Early Intervention Services for Infants and their Families Chapter 9: Preschool and Early Childhood Chapter 10: School-age and Adolescence Chapter 11: Transition to Adulthood Chapter 12: Adulthood Chapter 13: Sexuality Chapter 14: Older Adult Chapter 15: Seizure Disorders Chapter 16: Nutrition Chapter 17: Eating and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) in Adults and Children Chapter 18: Behavior Management and Mental Health Chapter 19: Psychopharmaceutical Management of Co-Morbid Psychiatric Diseases Chapter 20: Case Identification and Management Chapter 21: Infections, Infectious Disease, and Infection Controll Chapter 22: Quality of Life and Outcomes Management Chapter 23: Oral Health Section Five: Family Perspectives Chapter 24: Family Issues Across the Lifespan Section Six: Health Care Policy Issues Chapter 25: Cultural and Ethnic Issues Chapter 26: Ethical and Legal Issues Chapter 27: Economic and Policy Issues

ISBN: 9780763747657
ISBN-10: 0763747653
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 442
Published: 31st January 2005
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 1.02
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition