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release date: Feb 11, 2016
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Planning, Implementing, & Evaluating Health Promotion Programs: A Primer (7th Edition)

For undergraduate courses in Health Education, Promotion, and Planning.

 

Provide Students with the Tools They Need to Be Successful in Health Promotion

Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Health Promotion Programs: A Primer provides students with a comprehensive overview of the practical and theoretical skills needed to plan, implement, and evaluate health promotion programs in a variety of settings. The Seventh Edition features updated information throughout, including the new Responsibilities and Competencies generated from the Health Education Specialist Practice Analysis–2015 (HESPA-2015), and reflects the latest trends in the field.

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release date: Dec 13, 2016
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An Introduction to Community & Public Health
Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. An Introduction to Community & Public Health, Ninth Edition provides learners with the latest trends and statistics in this evolving field. With an emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in health education and health promotion, this best-selling introductory text covers such topics as epidemiology, community organizations, program planning, minority health, mental health, environmental health, drug use and abuse, safety, and occupational health. A robust pedagogy and enhanced digital learning component encourages students to understand and retain community health issues and better prepare for their future careers. NEW! - Includes new information about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on family planning NEW! - Provides the latest information on preconception health care and counseling which are relative new foci for pregnancy health NEW! - Includes an updated discussion on vaccine safety and non-vaccination due to religious and philosophical exceptions which affect vulnerable population NEW! - Includes new information on the relationship of mental health to general health, NEW! - Incorporates the latest information on new law enforcement policies regarding how to handle people with mental health crises EXPANDED! - Updated information on electronic or e-cigarettes, abuse of opioid pain relievers, and the move by some states to legalize the use of marijuana for medical or recreational uses EXPANDED! - The latest information on barriers to prenatal care and the importance of nutrition and vitamin supplementation during pregnancy EXPANDED & REVISED--Chapter 14 Community Health and the Environment has been thoroughly revised and updated. New information has been included about mold as an indoor pollutant, runoff and lead as water pollutants, complex disasters, the Zika virus, and emergency preparedness and response. In addition, a new box on the Flint, Michigan, drinking water crisis has been included
release date: Mar 19, 2014
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An Introduction to Community & Public Health
Now with a new full color design and art program, the Eighth Edition of An Introduction to Community & Public Health provides the latest trends and statistics in community health. With an emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in health education, this best-selling introductory text covers such topics as epidemiology, community organization, program planning, minority health, health care, mental health, environmental health, drugs, safety, and occupational health. A robust pedagogy and online companion Website help students understand and retain key learning objectives and better prepare for class. New and Key Features: - A new full color design and art program provides a modern, fresh look to the text - A fully revised chapter on Health Care Policy provides students with the latest data in this changing field - Includes the latest updates related to Healthy People 2020, ADA, and MyPlate - Each chapter includes a short scenario that helps students relate chapter content to their everyday lives, identifies key ideas in the chapter, and highlights learning objectives - Key terms are placed in boldfaced type and defined both in the margins of the text and in the glossary - Web activities encourage students to further explore content by visiting relevant community/public health websites - Suggested activities help students apply what they have learned in the text or research it further Receive FREE eBook Access with your print copy when using ISBN-13: 978-1-284-06739-2!
release date: Jan 15, 2017
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Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education (7th Edition) (A Spectrum book)

For undergraduate courses in health education and promotion.

 

Current Real-World Perspectives Enhance Readers’ Understanding of Health Education and Promotion

Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education provides readers with a solid foundation in the history, philosophy, theory, and ethics of health education. Considered the best overall introduction to the growing field of health education and promotion, the text connects fundamental topics to research, resources, and practitioners. The 7th Edition covers the roles and responsibilities of health education specialists, potential occupational settings, and the ethics that inform professional decisions. Looking at the past, present, and future of health, health care, and health education and promotion, the book features discussions of recent health reforms, the evolving professional landscape, the use of social media in health promotion, and much more.

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release date: May 05, 2012
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Planning, Implementing, & Evaluating Health Promotion Programs: A Primer (6th Edition)

Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Health Promotion Programs: A Primer provides you with a comprehensive overview of the practical and theoretical skills needed to plan, implement, and evaluate health promotion programs in a variety of settings. The Sixth Edition features updated information throughout, significantly re-worked Chapters 2 (Starting the Planning Process) and 3 (Models for Program Planning in Health Promotion) for a more streamlined presentation, a more robust supplements package, and more information on program management and administration. It has been thoroughly reviewed by both practitioners and professors to reflect the latest trends in the field.

 

"[Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Health Promotion Programs: A Primer] provides a very clear and concise explanation on how to develop a Health Promotion Program. The book provides excellent examples and activities for application of Program Planning as well as ties in each step so the final process makes sense. I also like that the book prepares and encourages students to take the CHES exam as well as gives them the tools they need to be successful.”

— Aimee Richardson, Adjunct Faculty, American University, Washington, DC

release date: Mar 18, 2014
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Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education (6th Edition)
For courses in Health Education/Promotion/Planning (Health & Kinesiology)

A solid foundation in the issues of health education and promotion, and a solid connection to the research, resources, and people involved


Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education has what it takes to connect to research, resources, and practitioners in health education/promotion, while gaining a solid foundation in the history, philosophy, theory, and ethics of health education. Considered to be the best overall introduction to the growing profession of health education/promotion, it covers the roles and responsibilities of health education specialists, the settings where they are employed, and the ethics of the profession. In addition to presenting the history of health, health care, and health education/promotion, the book gives you  a glimpse at what the future may hold for health education specialists. Extensively updated to include the most current thinking and practices in the field, this new Sixth Edition includes discussions of recent health reform developments, the responsibilities and competencies of health education specialists, non-traditional health jobs, what’s in store for the future of health education jobs, the use of the social media in health promotion, and much more.
  • The best overall introduction to the growing profession of health education/promotion: Get a solid foundation in the background, history, philosophy, theory, and ethics of health promotion and education.
  • A look at the profession from the people doing the job: Coverage of the roles and responsibilities of health educators, plus personal accounts of health education professionals tell the story.
  • NEW! Extensive updates including the most current thinking and practices in the field.
  • Outstanding pedagogical aids: Receive invaluable help for ensuring comprehension, including review questions, case studies, critical thinking questions, activities, and weblinks, in each chapter.

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0321927141 / 9780321927149 Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education, 6/e

release date: May 10, 2013
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An Introduction to Community Health Brief Edition
A Condensed Version of the Bestselling Classic Health Text An Introduction to Community Health Brief Edition is a condensed and fully updated version of the bestselling classic health text. It is ideally suited for students in Health Education, Nursing, and Social Work programs. Like the full-length text, the condensed edition provides comprehensive coverage of epidemiology, adolescent and child health, health and safety in the workplace, environmental health, and minority and elder health. This is the only condensed community health text on the market and is suitable for institutions with shorter academic terms. Key pedagogical features such as chapter objectives, review questions, key terms, and a full glossary can also be found within the brief edition. Access to the robust companion website is included with the purchase of each new textbook. Key features of the brief edition include: • Extensive information on community-health related issues, including maternal, infant and child health; adolescent health, and elder and minority health • Full coverage of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) • Discussion around the epidemic of deaths resulting from the nonmedical use and abuse of prescription analgesics • Environmental concerns around the earthquake, tsunami and the disabled nuclear power plant in Japan • A full suite of ancillary materials, including Practice Quizzes, Flashcards, Web Links and an Interactive Glossary can be found on the companion website
release date: Jan 28, 2010
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Health Promotion  &  Education Research Methods: Using The Five Chapter Thesis/ Dissertation Model
The main objective in writing a thesis or dissertation is to teach students how to conduct research in a planned and systematic way. Health Promotion & Education Research Methods, Second Edition provides an overview of the different approaches to research methods and introduces students to the five-chapter thesis or dissertation format. Designed for health education specialists, this text uses plenty of health education examples, some from former graduate students’ work, to help students learn and understand how research is used within the Health Promotion and Education profession.
release date: Mar 12, 2011
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Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education (5th Edition)

The Fifth Edition of Principles and Foundations connects you to research, resources, and practitioners in health education while providing a solid foundation in the history, philosophy, theory, and ethics of health education.

 

This text continues to provide the best overall introduction to the growing profession of Health Promotion and Education by covering the roles and responsibilities of health educators, the settings where health educators are employed, and the ethics of the profession. In addition to covering the history of health, health care, and health education, the book provides a preview of what the future may hold for health promotion and education professionals. The Fifth Edition includes new Practitioner’s Perspective features and updates to all chapters, reflecting the most current thinking and practices in the field.

release date: Mar 17, 2011
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An Introduction to Community Health
An Introduction to Community Health, Seventh Edition, has been updated to reflect the latest trends and statistics in community health. With an emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in health education, this best-selling introductory text covers such topics as epidemiology, community organization, program planning, minority health, health care, mental health, environmental health, drugs, safety, and occupational health. Short scenarios, key terminology, marginal definitions, and web activities are included in each chapter to make this an accessible and reader-friendly resource for the beginning community health student.
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