Community Health Promotion

Community Health Promotion Challenges for PracticeEdition 1

Editors: Joanne Kerr, MSc RGN RHV RN
ISBN: 9780702022845
Publication Date : Jun 2, 2000
Page Count: 328
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
The book is a core textbook for branch students and qualified staff on the practical issues of health promotion for a range of clients. It explores the central challenge of community health promotion, empowermentand, through examples from practice, addresses how professionals can be more responsive to patients needs. Extensive cases studies and practice-related questions are used throughout the text.
About the Editor
By Joanne Kerr, MSc, RGN, RHV, RNT, CertEd, Fellow, Health Service Management Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester; formerly Community Nurse Tutor, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, University of Manchester, Manchester
Table of Contents
BACKGROUND TO COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION · Promoting the Health of Communities · Community, Health Promotion and Empowerment · CHALLENGES IN PRACTICE · Pre-conceptual Care · Empowerment and Childbirth · Teenage Pregnancy · Promoting Child and Family Health through Empowerment · Youth Health Promotion in the Community · Homeless Women and Primary Health Care · Mental Health Promotion · Men's Health: Concepts, Criticisms and Challenges · Health Promotion and Ethnic Minority Groups · Queer Health: Health Promotion the Hard Way · Health Promotion for Older People · Health Promotion and Community Care: The Neighbourhood Health Strategy