Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness

Wellness and prevention, comparative effectiveness Research, Patient Centered Medical Homes, Accountable Care Organizations, and Patient Engagement have become common terms in the healthcare lexicon. Aimed at students and practitioners in health care settings, the Second Edition of Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness, conveys the key concepts of concepts of population health management and strategies for creating a culture of health and wellness in the context of health care reform.

. Case studies highlight real world applications of concepts and strategies, and links to web sites provide additional opportunities for expanding knowledge. Each chapter can stand alone to highlight key population health issues and provide strategies to address them, allowing educators to choose specific chapters or sections that meet the learning objectives of the course.

The revised text takes into consideration the Affordable Care Act and its substantial impact on how health science is taught, how health care is delivered and how health care services are compensated in the United States. Beginning with a new opening chapter, "building Cultures of Health and Wellness", the Second Edition takes a comprehensive, entitled, forward-looking approach to population health with an emphasis on creating a culture of wellness.

Key features:- study and discussion questions are provided at the conclusion of each chapter to highlight key learning objectives and readings. Practicing population based care is a central focus of the Affordable Care Act and a key component of implementing health reform.

Advanced Nursing Research: From Theory to Practice

Advanced nursing research: from theory to Practice, Second Edition is a graduate-level text takes a practical approach to preparing research proposals and carrying out research studies. The text reflects current practice and current thinking about research and integrates qualitative and quantitative methods, including emerging mixed methods.

. Complex topics are addressed in a readable manner and the author brings her own current experience and anecdotes about conducting a wide range of research studies to lend a real-life element to the text. The outstanding feature of this text is its reality-based approach to the actual conduct of research.

The second edition will continue to focus on the conduct of research with an emphasis on the connection to evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and the use of aggregate data.

Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice 3rd edition

Written in a friendly, conversational style, this Third Edition of the authors’ gold standard textbook covers all the information you need to use evidence-based practice to improve patient outcomes. Publisher’s note:   products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

Real world examples and meaningful strategies in every chapter show you how to take a clinical issue from inquiry toa sustainable solution that drives a preferred standard of care. Enhance your understanding of the ebp process through Making EBP Real features at the end of each unit that present real world case stories and EBP Fast Facts that highlight important points from each chapter.

Master the content of the course with critical appraisal checklists, evaluation tables, and synthesis tables. Further develop evidence-based practice knowledge and skills using handy web alerts that direct you to helpful Internet resources. Take your learning beyond the book with a wide range of online resources, which provides a real-world example of the EBP process, including the American Journal of Nursing EBP Step-by-Step Series, templates, and checklists, journal articles, plus learning objectives, and evaluation tables.

This title is an american journal of Nursing 2015 Book of The Year Contest Winner. Develop the skills and knowledge you need to make evidence-based practice an integral part of your clinical decision making and everyday nursing practice with Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare.

Contemporary Health Promotion in Nursing Practice

In contemporary health promotion in nursing Practice, Bonnie Raingruber describes why nurses are positioned to model healthy behavior to the general public, and how they can promote health to their clients and community. This text emphasizes the nurse's role in health promotion, positive dietary changes, smoking cessation, and exercise, like weight management, and illustrates how healthy behaviors, are more likely to be adopted by clients if nurses adopt these same behaviors.

This is the most up-to-date health promotion text available, regulations, and includes detailed sections on:• innovations, and policies developed in recent years that changed health promotion practice• Health disparities• Health literacy• Alternative and complementary healing• Effective methods of promoting health and increasing client adherence to healthy behaviors• Standardized ways of evaluating health promotion interventions• Entrepreneurship• Information technology and nursing informatics• How to use the arts and literature to promote health.


Health Promotion in Nursing Practice 8th Edition

The 8th edition focuses on increasing access to innovative health programs for all populations, especially those most vulnerable, and on promoting active self-care for individuals and communities. For undergraduate and graduate courses in health promotion and disease prevention. A complete guide to health promotion across diverse populations, cultural, ethnic, at all stages of life Health Promotion in Nursing Practice gives nurses and other health care professionals a practical, and economic populations, evidence-based guide to promoting health within diverse racial, across the lifespan.

Learning activities and resources challenge students to think creatively to advance the field of health promotion. It discusses individual and community models guiding health promotion interventions, strategies to implement and evaluate programs, and the evolving role of digital technology in improving efficacy.


Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse's Guide

The authors draw from their extensive experience and provides concrete examples of real-life situations that help students understand the link between nursing, policy theory and political action. New to the sixth edition:updated theory content across all chaptersNew case studies reflect current issuesDiscussion Points connect theory to practiceNew chapter focused on how students can become involved in the policy process.

The sixth edition features expanded information on the breadth of policy making and includes the impact of social media, economics, finance and other timely topics. This is an essential text for both graduate and undergraduate students. Each new print copy includes navigate 2 advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Health policy and politics: a nurse's Guide, Sixth Edition encompasses the entire health policy process from agenda setting through policy and program evaluation.

Contemporary Nursing Knowledge: Analysis and Evaluation of Nursing Models and Theories

Using conceptual models, nurse administrators, grand theories, and middle-range theories as guidelines you will learn about the current state and future of nurse educators, nurse researchers, and practicing nurses. A bonus cd-rom in every book features conceptual model- and theory-based practice applications, practice tools, and research instruments, research applications, as well as a complete bibliography and lists of additional resources to help you study.

Please note: the cd packaged with this product is no longer compatible with most current operating systems. What is nursing? what do nurses do? how do you define it?The 3rd Edition of this AJN Book-of-the-Year Award-Winner helps you answer those questions with a unique approach to the scientific basis of nursing knowledge.


Epidemiology for Public Health Practice Friis, Epidemiology for Public Health Practice

Used book in Good Condition. The fifth edition is a thorough revision with updated data throughout including: the top 10 leading causes of death, tuberculosis incidence, cancer deaths rates, suicide rates, dementia, incidence of AIDS, infant mortality rates, mortality ratios, life expectancy, motor vehicle traffic death rates, tobacco consumption, breast cancer death rates, unintentional injuries and much more.

Now in its fifth edition, this best-selling text offers comprehensive coverage of all the major topics in introductory epidemiology. With extensive treatment of the heart of epidemiology--from study designs to descriptive epidemiology to quantitative measures--this reader-friendly text is accessible and interesting to a wide range of beginning students in all health-related disciplines.

A unique focus is given to real-world applications of epidemiology and the development of skills that students can apply in subsequent course work and in the field.

Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach

Expanded international focus includes a new international Development of Advanced Practice Nursing chapter that addresses common issues such as the public image and status of APN, dealing with physician resistance, discrepancies in titling, and educational standardization. Enhanced reader-friendly format includes more headings, tables, and illustrations in lieu of long stretches of unbroken text.

Used book in Good Condition. It applies apn core competencies to the major apn roles ― including the burgeoning Nurse Practitioner role ― and covers topics ranging from the evolution of APN to evidence-based practice, leadership, ethical decision-making, and health policy. Updated health policy chapter covers key U.

S. Content on managing apn environments addresses such factors as business planning and reimbursement; marketing, legal, negotiating, and contracting; regulatory, and credentialing requirements; health policy issues; and nursing outcomes and performance improvement research. Unique exemplar boxes provide real-life scenarios, showing APN competencies in action.

In-depth discussions of educational strategies show how nurses develop competencies as they progress into advanced practice. Discussions of apn role development clearly explain the career trajectory that you can anticipate as you transition to advanced practice. From internationally known apn experts ann hamric, advanced practice nursing introduces you to APN and helps you identify an APN role, and Eileen O'Grady, Mary Fran Tracy, Charlene Hanson, along with a host of internationally recognized APN contributors, develop key competencies for that role, and succeed as an APN.

Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice

Used book in Good Condition. Designed to prepare advanced practice nursing students to meet the American Association of Colleges of Nursing AACN for Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP standards, this text features expert insights, critical questions, objectives, and references. Epidemiology for advanced nursing Practice guides graduate-level nursing students to understand the basic concepts of epidemiology while gaining and applying statistical conceptual skills.

Focusing on the importance of disease prevention and community-centered migration, this text helps students expand their knowledge base while enhancing practical application skills and stimulating research interests. Topics include the role of epidemiology and statistics in advanced nursing practice, nursing in pandemics and emergency preparedness, the role of culture, emerging infectious diseases, study designs and outcomes, genetic and environmental epidemiology, and legal and ethical issues.

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The Core Elements of Value in Healthcare

The concepts of this book are reinforced through case examples and detailed discussion questions that encourage readers to apply the key principles as they learn. Paveljit S. Used book in Good Condition. The field of healthcare today is making a similar distinction, placing a heightened emphasis on the delivery of value as opposed to sheer volume.

The core elements of value in healthcare equips readers with the knowledge to address disparate elements in the healthcare value chain, reduce costs, and it demonstrates how effective coordination of these elements can enhance the quality of care, and improve patient satisfaction and outcomes. So what exactly does it mean to deliver value in healthcare? For decades, providers in the United States operated according to a model of volume-based care, under the general assumption that more care was better.

The core elements of value in healthcare provides a comprehensive introduction to value in healthcare as it relates to policy, delivery, finance, accountable care, compliance, managed care, operations, economics, strategy, public health, population health, and preventive medicine. Used book in Good Condition.

Specific areas of focus include the following: clinical innovations, alignment structures, quality improvement, payment reform, and information technology. In recent years, however, predictive analytics, important developments in policy and payment and innovations in disease management, complex case management, population health, and decision support have contributed to a paradigm shift toward value-based care.

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