With the increase of chronic disease and pressure on health professionals to improve patient outcomes, the demand for skilled professionals in the field of health promotion is stronger than ever before. This timely text provides insight into the principles of health promotion, and enables the reader to translate them into practice. The book covers traditional health promotion concepts, and incorporates their use with chronic diseases. Furthermore, the authors cover program planning, implementation, and evaluation, and discuss practical applications of this process. This text helps bridge the gap between the theoretical and the practical, and provides professionals working in the field of health promotion the necessary tools to apply the skills in their practice. It contains case studies and exercises to provide examples of how theoretical concepts can be applied in real-life situations, and also includes chapter objectives, summaries, articles, key terms, and review questions to help guide readers through the material. This text is divided into four sections: -Health Promotion and Theory -Health Promotion in Action -Health Promotion and Evidence Based Practice -Resources for Practice Instructor Resources include: -Suggested Answers for Case Studies -Review Questions -Ask Yourself Exercises -PowerPoint Presentations -Test Bank
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Carolyn Chambers Clark, EdD, ARNP has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing since 1980. Her dissertation dealt with the use of simulation gaming as a teaching and leadership tool. She Founded and Served as Director of The Wellness Institute from 1980 to 1995 and Editor of The Wellness Newsletter, which is still available as a monthly ezine. She was founding editor of a health care journal and editor-in-chief of an encyclopedia of health practice. She is author of 23 nursing and or health-related books and hundreds of articles. She has taught nursing leadership at four universities and been a consultant and conducted workshops for thousands of nursing educators and leaders. Karen K. Paraska Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA