Health Promotion in Nursing Practice

Health Promotion in Nursing Practice

3.49 (57 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Paperback
By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$52.67

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


For undergraduate/graduate-level nursing courses in Health Promotion.This theoretical and practical text focuses on national health promotion priorities identified in Healthy People 2010--with special emphasis on culturally and racially diverse populations. Its unique coverage features an overview of major health behavior change models as a context for active participation in assessing, planning, and intervening to improve the health of individuals, families, and communities, and to prevent more

Product details

  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.7 x 17.8mm | 294.84g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0130319503
  • 9780130319500

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION: HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION: THE CHALLENGES OF A NEW MILLENNIUM. I. THE HUMAN QUEST FOR HEALTH. 1. Toward a Definition of Health. 2. Motivation for Health Behavior. 3. The Health Promotion Model. II. HEALTH PROMOTION IN DIVERSE POPULATIONS. 4. Empowering for Self-Care across the Life Span. 5. Health Promotion in Vulnerable Populations. III. PLANNING FOR PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION. 6. Assessing Health, Health Beliefs and Health Behaviors. 7. Developing a Health-Protection-Promotion Plan. IV. INTERVENTIONS FOR PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION. 8. Physical Activity and Health. 9. Nutrition and Health. 10. Stress Management and Health. 11. Social Support and Health. V.EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF HEALTH PROMOTION. 12. Measuring Outcomes of Health Promotion and Prevention Interventions. 13. Evaluating Individual and Community Interventions. VI. APPROACHES FOR PROMOTING A HEALTHIER SOCIETY. 14. Health Promotion in Community Settings. 15. Protecting and Promoting Health Through Social and Environmental more

Rating details

57 ratings
3.49 out of 5 stars
5 32% (18)
4 14% (8)
3 33% (19)
2 14% (8)
1 7% (4)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X