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Community Health and Wellness - E-book

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Community Health and Wellness - E-book , 5th Edition

Primary Health Care in Practice

By Jill Clendon, RN, BA (Politics), MPhil (Hons) (Nursing), PhD (Nursing), Cert Adult Teach, MCNA and Ailsa Munns

588 pages
Copyright 2015
Binding: Online Product, Reference




Community Health & Wellness: Primary health care in practice, 5th Edition represents contemporary thinking and research in community health and wellness from Australia, New Zealand and the global community.

It challenges students and health professionals to become more aware of the primary health care (PHC) environments in which they work in order to gain an understanding of what is socially determining the health of the individuals, families and communities within their care.

Key Features

  • • Provides a focus on primary health care practice in Australia and New Zealand
  • • Research and evidence-based practice throughout each chapter
  • • Group exercises that can be used in practice or tutorial groups
  • • Reflective questions to challenge the understanding of key principles and practice
  • • Additional resources for lecturers via Evolve.

New to this Edition

  • • Two new chapters:

    • Chapter 3 Assessing the Community
    • Chapter 6 Working in groups

  • • The SDH Assessment Circle - a new model for community assessment
  • • Stronger emphasis on working with migrant and refugee families
  • • A new continuous case study – the Mason and Smith families; both fly-in fly-out (FIFO) families.

Companion Products


Undergraduate and post-graduate courses in health science and relevant social science courses which include subjects in community or primary health.

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Author Information

By Jill Clendon, RN, BA (Politics), MPhil (Hons) (Nursing), PhD (Nursing), Cert Adult Teach, MCNA, Nursing policy adviser/researcher, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Adjunct Professor of Nursing, Victoria University of Wellington. and Ailsa Munns

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