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    Recently Published: The Most Current Health Promotion Text Available

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 26, 2013 5:11:47 PM

    Contemporary Health Promotion in Nursing PracticeNurses are a central component in promoting healthy behavior to the general public, their clients, and their community. In Contemporary Health Promotion in Nursing Practice, Bonnie Raingruber examines the nurse's role in health promotion and illustrates how healthy behaviors, like weight management, positive dietary changes, smoking cessation, and exercise, are more likely to be adopted by clients if nurses adopt these same behaviors.

    Includes detailed sections on:

    • Innovations, regulations, 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

    Ready to learn more? Preview a sample chapter now or visit our website.

    Topics: Health literacy, health policy, New Text, health policy, health promotion, Bonnie Raingruber, community health nursing

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