Community Health Promotion,
Edition 1 Challenges for Practice
By Joanne Kerr, MSc, RGN, RHV, RNT, CertEd

Publication Date: 02 Jun 2000
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.

Key Features

  • The first text to address such a comprehensive range of community health promotion activities
  • Extensive reference to practice and examples of services
  • Contains exercises and activities throughout the book which will enable readers to identify and develop their own knowledge and skills
  • Each chapter starts with an overview outlining its contents
    About the author
    By Joanne Kerr, MSc, RGN, RHV, RNT, CertEd, Fellow, Health Service Management Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester and 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
    Book details
    ISBN: 9780702022845
    Page Count: 328
    Illustrations : 8 ills.
    Retail Price : £34.99
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