Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students
Preventing illness and improving the general health of the population is a vital priority for the health service with nurses expected to play a central role. Written using clear language this book explains what health promotion is and how it interacts with public health. It shows how health promotion can be implemented while drawing on the main theories, models and evidence that inform practice. The book covers the essential topics like lifestyle changes, health screening and patient education giving you the necessary tools and confidence to integrate health promotion into your day to day nursing practice.
Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is:
- Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters
- Focused on applying theory to practice
- Full of active learning features
‘The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis.’ - Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby
Excellent easily readable book with links to essential skills clusters. Naturally flows from health to public health. Inclusion of behaviour change extremely useful for building practical skills.
Scenarios on sexual health would be useful. And including sexuality and transgender as community groups/variations in patients that need to be considered.
An excellent resources for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The skills clusters is excellent to support students to map their learning, it is a particularly supportive resources for other post registered and postgraduate students who are returning to education
Well written and insightful book
Relevant examples of Health promotions used throughout
Essential reading and highly recommended
The student like this book as it is easy to ready and forms a foundation to practice.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Evans et al. - Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students - Chapter