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Stanhope and Lancasters Community Health Nursing in Canada

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ISBN: 9780323693950

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Stanhope and Lancaster's Community Health Nursing in Canada , 4th Edition

By Sandra A. MacDonald, BN, MN, PhD and Sonya L. Jakubec, RN, BHScN, MN, PhD

560 pages
Trim Size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
Copyright 2022
$119.99, Paperback, Reference

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Master the nurse’s role in health promotion for Canadian populations and communities! Stanhope and Lancaster's Community Health Nursing in Canada, 4th Edition covers the concepts and skills you need to know for effective, evidence-informed practice. It addresses individual, family, and group health as well as the social and economic conditions that can affect the health of a community. Concise, easy-to-read chapters include coverage of the latest issues, approaches, and points of view. Written by Canadian educators Sandra A. MacDonald and Sonya L. Jakubec in collaboration with Indigenous scholar Dr. R. Lisa Bourque Bearskin, this edition makes it even easier to apply nursing principles and strategies to practice.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Evidence-Informed Practice boxes illustrate how to apply the latest research findings in community health nursing.
  • UNIQUE! Indigenous Health: Working with First Nations Peoples, Inuit, and Métis chapter details community health nursing in Indigenous communities.
  • UNIQUE! Determinants of Health boxes highlight the critical factors contributing to individual or group health.
  • Levels of Prevention boxes give examples of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention related to community health nursing practice.
  • CHN in Practice boxes in each chapter provide unique case studies to help you develop your assessment and critical thinking skills.
  • How To boxes use real-life examples to provide specific, application-oriented information.
  • Ethical Considerations boxes provide examples of ethical situations and relevant principles involved in making informed decisions in community health nursing practice.
  • Cultural Considerations boxes present culturally diverse scenarios that offer questions for reflection and class discussion.
  • Chapter Summary sections provide a helpful summary of the key points within each chapter.

New to this Edition

  • NEW! NGN-style case studies are provided on the Evolve companion website.
  • NEW! Thoroughly updated references and sources present the latest research, statistics, and Canadian events and scenarios, including the latest Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice (2019 edition).
  • NEW! Expanded coverage of global health, global issues, and the global environment Is integrated throughout the book.
  • NEW! Revised Working with Working with People Who Experience Structural Vulnerabilities chapter views vulnerable populations through a social justice lens.
  • NEW! Enhanced content provides greater application to practice.
  • NEW! Further clarification of the differing roles of CHNs and PHNS is provided.

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3rd year RN and 2nd year PN nursing programs at universities and colleges respectively.

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By Sandra A. MacDonald, BN, MN, PhD, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs – Nursing, at Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Sonya L. Jakubec, RN, BHScN, MN, PhD, Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB

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