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Introduction to Community Based Nursing, Paperback / softback Book

Introduction to Community Based Nursing Paperback / softback


This text presents foundational concepts pivotal to delivering nursing care in the community setting, with specific attention to the NLN competencies for community-based nursing care.

The author examines the variety of settings and situations in which the community-based nurse provides care, highlighting cultural diversities in the patient populations, and emphasizing interactions between the individual and the family. Some exciting features of the 5th edition include:The Nurse Speaks/The Nursing Student Speaks is a real-life, clinical, community-based nursing example opening each chapter. Healthy People 2020, the foundation for the nation's 10-year health objectives, is examined and applied wherever relevant, providing the most up-to-date information on community issues such as access to care, obesity, emerging infectious diseases, technological advances, and alternative complementary therapies. Client Situations in Practice boxes examine real life community-based nursing situations and solutions specific to each chapter's content. Assessment Tools boxes provide opportunities to apply learning and test knowledge gained.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 482 pages, 114 illustrations
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Community nursing
  • ISBN: 9781609136864



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