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Health Promotion for Nursing Students

Health Promotion for Nursing Students

Second Edition

March 2023 | 224 pages | Learning Matters

Promoting health and preventing ill health form a central part of nursing study and a daily part of your future role as a nurse. In straightforward language, this book introduces the theory and concepts of health promotion and how to incorporate them into your clinical practice. Focused on the practical skills you need, it develops your confidence in promoting health and wellbeing effectively among individuals, families and diverse communities, as well as in yourself. 

Key features:

  • Mapped to the 2018 NMC Standards
  • Fully updated including a new chapter on public mental health
  • Case studies and activities illustrate how to build health promotion into your daily practice

Chapter 1: Health promotion theory
Chapter 2: Core skills for health promotion
Chapter 3: Making every contact count
Chapter 4: Health promotion with individuals
Chapter 5: Health promotion and the family
Chapter 6: Health promotion at a community level
Chapter 7: Health promotion at a population level
Chapter 8: Promoting health in diverse and vulnerable populations
Chapter 9: Health promotion and emergent technologies
Chapter 10: Evaluating health promotion
Chapter 11: Promoting one's own health
Chapter 12: Future trends - challenges and opportunities in health promotion

This text extends the understanding for the Nursing Associate to enhance the depth of knowledge and create stronger academic argument within academic work.

Mrs Karen Alred
School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia
October 19, 2023

This book serves as a valuable resource for student nurses seeking to enhance their health promotion skills, as it aligns with the NMC standards. It provides practical exercises that foster reflection and critical thinking, enabling students to apply their knowledge. This books structure is straightforward and easy to comprehend, beginning with individual health progressing to family, community and societal levels. Additionally, is addresses the distinct challenges involved in promoting health among specific populations.

Ms Charlotte Bone
Nursing, BPP University (Waterloo Campus)
June 9, 2023

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Chapter 3: Making every contact count

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