Public health practice focuses on the prevention of disease and disability as a means of promoting the health of communities and the individuals who make up those communities. Public and Community Health Nursing Practice presents a comprehensive summary of core practices for assessment, assurance, and policy development to achieve this goal through population-based practice. The author also outlines standards for evidence-based practice based on current research. This book will be of interest to students in nursing, public health, and behavioral medicine and practitioners in public and community health.
|Publication date:||21st January 2004|
|Author:||Demetrius J. Porche|
|Publisher:||SAGE Publications Inc|
|Categories:||Health systems & services,|
Demetrius James Porche, DNS, RN, is the Dean of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing and an adjunct Associate Professor at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in the Community Health Sciences Department. Dr. Porche received his Doctor of Nursing Science and Master of Nursing degrees from the Louisiana State University Medical Center. The focus of his research activities since the late 1980s has been HIV prevention. He serves as a consultant to several community-based organizations on behavioral and community level interventions. In addition, he serves as a program evaluation consultant to the ...More About Demetrius J. Porche