By Sue Chilton, Heather Bain

A Textbook of neighborhood Nursing is a entire and evidence-based creation protecting the complete variety issues, together with specialist methods to care, public health and wellbeing, eHealth, healing relationships and the position of neighborhood nursing in psychological health and wellbeing. the hot version has been up to date all through, together with new guidance and rules. It additionally presents a higher specialize in evidence-based practice.

This straightforward and obtainable textbook comprises:

  • Current thought, coverage, and directions for perform. All chapters are underpinned via a robust facts base;
  • Learning ambitions for every bankruptcy, plus workouts and actions to check present figuring out, advertise reflective perform, and inspire additional reading;
  • Case stories and examples from perform which draw on all branches of neighborhood nursing to demonstrate useful software of theory.

This is a necessary textual content for all pre-registration nursing scholars, scholars on professional group nursing classes, and certified nurses getting into neighborhood perform for the 1st time.

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This inclusion of wellbeing in policy acts to encourage services to be organized in such a way as to place greater emphasis on social health. 1. 1 Concepts of health (Raymond 2005) • A biomedical point of view, which emphasizes medical interventions to treat disease, and is mainly concerned with functional capacity. • A behavioural point of view, which emphasizes individual responsibility for health-influencing behaviour. • A social point of view, which focuses on social and political determinants of health and emphasizes social justice.

Oxford: Oxford University Press. CHAPTER 3 Professional approaches to care Jo Skinner LEARNING OUTCOMES • Discuss the factors that influence being a professional in the context of current healthcare practice • Analyze and apply ethical principles drawing on codes of practice in relation to providing care in the community • Reflect critically on professionalism in relation to service user and carer involvement and partnership working INTRODUCTION The relationship between professionals and clients has been the central feature of professional practice throughout history.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the General Medical Council (GMC) and the Health Professions Council (HPC). 1 Reflection point Do you consider yourself a professional? What defines you as a professional? How is this different to acting in a professional way? 2). This model is particularly problematic from a community and public health viewpoint as the focus is on the body, acute illness and the disease process such that social or economic causes of illness are omitted. Concepts within the medical model are informed by and reinforce values, attitudes and practice.

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