Health Promotion in Nursing Practice

Carolyn L Murdaugh; Mary Ann Parsons; Nola J Pender

For undergraduate and graduate courses in health promotion and disease prevention. A complete guide to health promotion across diverse populations, at all stages of life Health Promotion in Nursing Practice.

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gives nurses and other health care professionals a practical, evidence-based guide to promoting health within diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and economic populations, across the lifespan. It discusses individual and community models guiding health promotion interventions, strategies to implement and evaluate programs, and the evolving role of digital technology in improving efficacy. Learning activities and resources challenge students to think creatively to advance the field of health promotion. The 8th edition focuses on increasing access to innovative health programs for all populations, especially those most vulnerable, and on promoting active self-care for individuals and communities.