Basic Community Health Nursing aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the community health setting, particularly the role of the community nurse in the multidisciplinary health team.
The book is divided into three key community health nursing themes:
- Leadership and management for community nurses;
- Clinical aspects in community health nursing; and
- General and specialist aspects of community health nursing.
New features include:
- Community health challenges;
- Assessing community health needs;
- Managing diversity;
- Prevention, control and management of non-communicable diseases;
- Managing HIV/Aids in the community; and
This second edition contains numerous case studies and activities, as well as reflection exercises to prepare the student for real-life experiences.
About the authors
Geoffrey Setswe is a professor of Public Health at Monash University, Australia and is Head of the School of Health Sciences at the Monash South Africa campus in Ruimsig.
Marita Naudé is an associate professor at the Curtin Graduate School of Business, Perth, Western Australia where she has been an academic staff member since 2001.
Lindiwe Zungu is a professor at the Department of Health Studies, University of South Africa, Muckleneuk Campus.
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