Essentials Of Health Policy And Law

Author: Joel Bern Teitelbaum
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 076373442X
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As one of the newest offerings in the Jones & Bartlett Essential Public Health series, this introductory-level text is a concise and straightforward look at the seminal issues in U.S. health policy and law. It will help your students understand the broad context of health policy and law, the essential policy and legal issues impacting and flowing out of the health care and public health systems, and the way health policies and laws are formulated.Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Cases 2, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, & 19-21 in Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.

Essentials Of Health Policy And Law

Author: Joel B. Teitelbaum
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284087549
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Essentials of Health Policy and Law helps readers understand the broad context of health policy and law, the essential policy and legal issues impacting and flowing out of the health care and public health systems, and the way health policies and laws are formulated. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Essential Readings In Health Policy And Law

Author: Joel B. Teitelbaum
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763738514
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This compilation of carefully selected readings is meant to allow for deeper analysis of the issues covered in Essentials of Health Policy and Law, yet also serves as an excellent complement to any text on health policy.

Essentials Of Public Health

Author: Bernard J. Turnock
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449600220
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Essentials of Public Health, Second Edition, published in partnership with the American Public Health Association, serves as a foundational text for students preparing for a career in the burgeoning sector of public health. Drawn from his extensive experience in the Illinois public health system, author Bernard J. (Barney) Turnock, MD, MPH, combines the best elements of his other two books, Public Health: What It Is and How It Works and Public Health: Career Choices That Make a Difference, for this addition to the Essential Public Health Series. Dr. Turnock's accessible style and comprehensive exploration of the field offers students unique exposure to both the internal workings of public health organizations as well as the various roles and responsibilities of the professionals who drive their operations. Ideally suited for students on a professional public health track seeking to increase their understanding of the organization and activities of health departments, the text also surveys the variety of public health careers including administration, environmental and occupational health, nursing, epidemiology, and disease control. Essentials of Public Health, Second Edition offers a strong introduction to promoting population health with clear, reader-friendly language and learning tools, while exploring practical applications of a public health career and addressing issues such as the size and scope of the workforce, salary expectations, and job security.

Public Health

Author: B. Burt Gerstman
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763759964
Size: 47.73 MB
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Essentials Of Public Health

Author: Clinical Professor and Director Division of Community Health Sciences School of Public Health University of Illinois Chicago Illinois Bernard J Turnock, M.D.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284069362
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As one of the foundational texts in the Essential Public Health series, Essentials of Public Health is an excellent introduction to the field of public health. Written for senior-level undergraduates or graduate students in public health, health science, nursing, and other health professions, Essentials of Public Health gives special focus to public health careers and the workings of public health agencies. Combining the best elements of Dr. Turnock's other books: Public Health: What It Is and How It Works and Public Health: Career Choices That Make a Difference, Essentials of Public Health, Third Edition, uses clear, reader-friendly language and helpful learning tools such as chapter exercises and discussion questions, making it an ideal text to prepare your students for the profession of public health. New to the Third Edition: Comprehensive new coverage of topics such as: the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, strategic planning, accreditation of public health organizations and credentialing of public health workers Extensive information on state and local public health practice derived from national surveys conducted since 2012 Two separate chapters on Community Public Health Practice and Emergency Preparedness (formerly covered in one single chapter) New conceptual frameworks for the public health system, overall health system, and public health workforce An examination of an additional 16 different public health occupations a total of 39 covered in all More than 60 new or revised charts and tables and a series of outside-the-book thinking exercises appears in each chapter. This book: Defines and describes the public health system Provides concepts and tools for measuring health in populations Characterizes the relationship of the public health system with medical care and other elements of the overall health system Identifies government s unique contributions through federal, state, and local public health agencies Offers basic information on the size and composition of the public health workforce Addresses careers and jobs in public health administration, epidemiology, public health nursing, health education, and more."

Public Health

Author: Bernard Turnock
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763754447
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This book is a straight forward introduction to the complex, multidimensional field of public health and how it functions in modern day America. Introduces a unifying conceptual model characterizing public health by its missions, functions, capacity, process, and outcomes. The edition includes Health People 2010 objectives, case studies, achievements of the 20th century, and a resource site on the Internet.

Essentials Of Nursing Informatics Study Guide

Author: Juliana J. Brixey
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071845879
Size: 39.99 MB
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Introducing the most complete, compact guide to teaching and learning nursing informatics If you’re looking for a clear, streamlined review of nursing informatics fundamentals, Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide is the go-to reference. Drawn from the newly revised 6th Edition of Saba and McCormick’s bestselling textbook, Essentials of Nursing Informatics, this indispensable study guide helps instructors sharpen their classroom teaching skills, while offering students an effective self-study and review tool both in and out of the classroom. Each chapter features a concise, easy-to-follow format that solidifies students’ understanding of the latest nursing informatics concepts, technologies, policies, and skills. For the nurse educator, the study guide includes teaching tips, class preparation ideas, learning objectives, review questions, and answer explanations—all designed to supplement the authoritative content of the core text. Also included is an online faculty resource to supplement classroom teaching,offering instructors PowerPoints with concise chapter outlines, learning objectives, key words, and explanatory illustrations and tables. To request To request Instructor PowerPoint slides: Visit www.EssentialsofNursingInformatics.com and under the "Downloads and Resources tab," click "Request PowerPoint" to access the PowerPoint request form. Focusing on topics as diverse as data processing and nursing informatics in retail clinics, the nine sections of Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide encompass all areas of nursing informatics theory and practice: Nursing Informatics Technologies System Life Cycle Informatics Theory Standards/Foundations of Nursing Informatics Nursing Informatics Leadership Advanced Nursing Informatics in Practice Nursing Informatics/Complex Applications Educational Applications Research Applications Big Data Initiatives The comprehensive, yet concise coverage of Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide brings together the best nursing informatics applications and perspectives in one exceptional volume. More than any other source, it enables registered nurses to master this vital specialty, so they can contribute to the overall safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of healthcare.

Evaluation Of Health Care Quality In Advanced Practice Nursing

Author: Joanne V. Hickey, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCCM
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107672
Size: 67.30 MB
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! "This is a wonderful resource that fills a true gap in the literature. This is a topic that needs more exposure and more emphasis in the field of advanced practice nursing. The value of evaluation in healthcare quality will be seen in the outcomes of healthcare improvements." Score: 100, 5 Stars--Doody's Medical Reviews High-level evaluation skills reflecting national standards and benchmarks are becoming increasingly important in our changing health care climate. This is the only nursing textbook to lay the foundation for APNs to achieve the highest possible competency in conducting systematic and in-depth evaluations of all aspects of health care. Comprehensive in scope, it distills current best practice information from numerous sources to create a thorough and reliable resource for APN and DNP graduates. The text addresses both the theoretical basis of evaluation and its application as an integral part of contemporary practice. It provides an overview of evaluation science and critically examines the characteristics, sources, and quality of the nature of evidence. Several frameworks are described to provide the reader with different evaluation models, including those of economic evaluation. The text covers in detail the evaluation of organizations, systems, and standards for practice, including information systems and patient care technology, the redesign of health care in accordance with patient-family centered models, and the challenges of the current trend toward electronic medical records. Also addressed is the evaluation of populations and health care teams, including characteristics, risk factors, and determinants, as well as the emphasis on interdisciplinary collaborative health teams. Additionally, the text covers translating outcomes from evaluation into health care policy, and opportunities for advocacy and leadership among APNs. Key Features: Provides comprehensive coverage of evaluation of patient, population, systems, health team, and health care information systems technology outcomes Presents best practices and evidence-based practices that stress use in practice Uses case studies to illustrate application of evaluation in each practice area Stresses the importance of clear terminology in evaluation and provides definitions of relevant terms

Basic Nursing

Author: Patricia Ann Potter
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323016605
Size: 20.80 MB
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Building on the strengths of the fourth edition, Basic Nursing: Essentials for Practice is back in a new edition! Thoroughly updated and revised to provide a more focused and engaging presentation, this new edition offers the basic principles, concepts, and skills needed by nursing students. The five-step nursing process returns to provide a consistent, logical organizational framework, with a clear writing style and numerous learning aids. An increased emphasis on caring, along with new boxes on Focused Client Assessment and Outcome Evaluation, reflect current practice trends. This new edition is better than ever! Five-Step Nursing Process provides a consistent organizational framework. More than 40 nursing skills are presented in a clear, 2-column format with rationales for all steps. Procedural Guidelines boxes provide streamlined step-by-step instructions for performing basic skills. Growth and Development chapter and age-related considerations throughout clinical chapters help prepare students to care for clients of all ages. Sample Nursing Care Plans highlight defining characteristics in assessment data, include client goals and expected outcomes in the planning section, and provide rationales for each nursing intervention. Progressive Case Studies follow the interactions of a client and nurse throughout the chapter to illustrate steps in the nursing process and develop critical thinking skills. Brief coverage of higher level concepts including research, theory, professional roles, and management, maintains the text's focus on essential, basic content. The narrative style makes the text more engaging and appealing. Focused Client Assessment boxes provide specific guidelines for factors to assess, questions and approaches, and physical assessment. Content on delegation is discussed throughout the narrative and specific guidelines are included for each skill. Skills now include Unexpected Outcomes and Interventions to alert for potential undesirable responses and provide appropriate nursing actions. Caring in Nursing is presented in a new chapter and as a thread throughout the text. Outcome Evaluation are based on the chapter's case study and provide guidelines on how to ask questions and evaluate care based on the answers received. NIC and NOC are discussed in the Nursing Process chapter to provide an overview of these taxonomies encountered in practice. NCLEX-style multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter help students evaluate learning.