Health Promotion for Nurses: A Practical Guide


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With the increased incidence of chronic diseases, the demand for skilled health promoting professionals has surged. Many professionals working in the field of health promotion lack the necessary tools to apply the skills in their practice. Health Promotion in Nursing Practice provides insight not only into the principles of health promotion, but also how to translate them into practice. Covering traditional theories, how to use them in practice and research, the synergy model as a new framework for health promotion, and relating empirical research, Health Promotion in Nursing Practice incorporates chronic diseases, program planning, and evaluation. Included in this text are chapter objectives, summaries, articles, key terms, review questions, case studies and exercises to bring theory into practice.