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Nurse Managed Wellness Center : Developing and Maintaining Your Center (a National Nursing Centers Consortium Guide and Toolkit) - Tine Hansen-Turton

Nurse Managed Wellness Center

Developing and Maintaining Your Center (a National Nursing Centers Consortium Guide and Toolkit)

Paperback Published: 16th March 2009
ISBN: 9780826121325
Number Of Pages: 200

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" M]eaningful, candid, honest, and visionary. This guide will get you started and keep you moving forward . A]n excellent tool for any advanced practice nurse, faculty member, or student who wants to practice in the community."
--Susan Sherman
President, Independence Foundation
(From the Foreword)

Wellness centers continue to play a key role in enhancing access to health care and providing high-quality care for patients. Nurse-Managed Wellness Centers serves as a step-by-step guide to starting and sustaining an effective wellness center, whether non-profit or academic.

Written for nurse and health care leaders, nurse educators, and students, this book demonstrates how to develop centers that provide important health promotion and disease prevention services to all populations. The contributors also share firsthand knowledge on how to address the challenges in developing wellness centers.

Get step-by-step guidelines on how to:
Begin and maintain a wellness center Assemble an advisory or governing board Write business plans and secure funding in an era of funding challenges Develop and maintain community partnerships Address mental health challenges in wellness centers Document and measure patient outcomes

With this book, nurse and health care leaders will obtain the critical tools necessary to successfully develop, manage, and lead their wellness centers.

Contributorsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgments From NNCCp. xv
Acknowledgments From Wellness Committee Co-Chairsp. xvi
Introduction and Overviews
About the National Nursing Centers Consortium and Wellness Centersp. 3
What Is a Nurse-Managed Wellness Center?p. 7
Historical Perspectivep. 9
Application of the Boyer Model of Scholarship in Nurse-Managed Wellness Centersp. 13
The Boyer Model of Scholarshipp. 13
Description and Application of the Four Types of Scholarshipp. 14
Application of the Boyer Modelp. 15
Implementation in a Nurse-Managed Wellness Centerp. 16
Development and Planning
Organizational Developmentp. 21
Corporate Statusp. 22
Advisory or Governing Boardp. 22
Missionp. 23
Getting Startedp. 24
Planning a Wellness Centerp. 29
Community and Needs Assessmentsp. 29
Feasibility Studyp. 31
Planning the Wellness Centerp. 32
Policies and Proceduresp. 34
Community Presence and Marketing: Involving the Communityp. 39
Building Bridgesp. 39
Maintaining the Bridgesp. 41
Mending Bridgesp. 42
Celebrate Successesp. 42
Funding and Sustainability of Wellness Centersp. 43
Fundingp. 43
Sustainabilityp. 46
Planning and Development of Independent Centersp. 47
Corporate Statusp. 48
Site Selection, Zoning, and Licensingp. 49
Fundingp. 50
Wellness Center Services
Traditional Wellness Center Servicesp. 55
Wellness Center Services for Aging Populationsp. 63
Wellness Center Services for Latino Populationsp. 69
Overview of Services of Latinosp. 69
Promising Approachesp. 71
Mental Health Services in Wellness Centersp. 77
Incidence of Depressionp. 79
Barriers to Treatmentp. 80
Behavioral Health Integration Projectp. 81
Sustainabilityp. 83
Student Learning
Community Service and Learning and Student Engagementp. 87
Overview of Community Service Learning in the Health Professionsp. 88
Examples of Community Service and Learning Projects in Nursing Programsp. 93
Evaluation of Community Service and Learning Activitiesp. 94
University Community Service and Learning Committeep. 96
Extending the Mission of Wellness Centers to Build Future Nursing Capacityp. 99
The Current Nursing Shortagep. 99
The Kids Into Health Careers Initiativep. 100
Example Program Initiativesp. 101
Improving and Measuring Quality in Wellness Centers
Measuring Quality in Wellness Centersp. 107
Documenting Outcomesp. 113
Data Collectionp. 119
Appendicesp. 127
Indexp. 269
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ISBN: 9780826121325
ISBN-10: 0826121322
Series: National Nursing Centers Consortium Guide
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 16th March 2009
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.89 x 17.53  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.5

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