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Author Bushy, Angeline.

Title Orientation to nursing in the rural community / by Angeline Bushy, with Kathryn Baird-Crooks ... [and others]
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [2000]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  610.7343 Bus/Otn  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  610.7343 Bus/Otn  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 284 pages : maps ; 26 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Part One: Foundations Of Rural Nursing -- Nursing and Rural Health Care Delivery -- Yesterday and Today -- Definitions of Rural and Their Implications -- Theoretical Foundations for Nursing in Rural Environments -- The Community Health Assessment (CHA) Process -- Building Partnerships -- Exemplar -- A Framework for Rural Nursing Interventions -- Part Two: Special Populations -- Special and At-Risk Rural Populations -- Cultural-Linguistic Competence -- Rural Considerations -- Behavioral Health Care -- Rural Issues and Strategies -- America's Lost Population -- The Rural Homeless -- Hiv/Aids -- The Silent Enemy Within Rural Communities -- Rural Occupational, Safety, Health and Nursing -- Part Three: National And Global Futuristic Perspectives -- The Meaning of Managed Care for Rural America -- Rural Nursing in the United States -- Rural Nursing in Australia -- Rural Nursing in Canada -- Analysis of Rural Nursing -- Australia, Canada, United States -- Ethical Situations -- What Nurses in Rural in Practice Should Know -- Research -- The Link Between Rural Theory & Evidence-Based Practice
Summary "Orientation to Nursing in the Rural Community examines the evolving health care delivery systems and role of nursing within the rural context. Divided into three parts, including perspectives from experts in Australia and Canada, the book covers the foundations of rural nursing, special populations, and future perspectives. Students will find special features in each chapter such as lists of objectives, key terms, points to remember, suggested research activities, and discussion questions extremely helpful."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Rural nursing.
Author Baird-Crooks, Kathryn.
LC no. 00008364
ISBN 0761911561 (c)
076191157X (p)