Population-Based Public Health Clinical Manual, Third Edition

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Population-Based Public Health Clinical Manual: The Henry Street Model for Nurses has proven to be one of the most important public health texts for students and practitioners alike. Focused on developing evidence-based public health nursing practice in diverse settings, the core text builds on the Henry Street Consortium’s framework of 12 competencies for population-based, entry-level public health nursing (PHN). This full-color, newly designed third edition has completely revised and updated coverage, including:

  • A new competency on utilizing principles and science of environmental health to promote safe and sustainable environments for individuals, families, systems, and communities
  • Examples demonstrating the global growth in public health nursing
  • Theory applications showing how PHNs use frameworks to further public health initiatives
  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) providing a framework for public health nursing practice

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Table of Contents

Part I: Foundational Concepts for Public Health Nursing Practice

  • Chapter 1 Introduction to Public Health Nursing Practice
  • Chapter 2 Evidence-Based Public Health Nursing Practice

Part II: Entry-Level Population-Based Public Health Nursing Competencies

  • Chapter 3 Competency 1: Applies the Public Health Nursing Process to Communities, Systems, Individuals, and Families
  • Chapter 4 Competency 2: Utilizes Basic Epidemiological Principles (the Incidence, Distribution, and Control of Disease in a Population) in Public Health Nursing Practice
  • Chapter 5 Competency 3: Utilizes the Principles and Science of Environmental Health to Promote Safe and Sustainable Environments for Individuals/Families, Systems, and Communities
  • Chapter 6 Competency 4: Practices Within the Auspices of the Nurse Practice Act
  • Chapter 7 Competency 5: Works Within the Responsibility and Authority of the Governmental Public Health System
  • Chapter 8 Competency 6: Utilizes Collaboration to Achieve Public Health Goals
  • Chapter 9 Competency 7: Effectively Communicates With Communities, Systems, Individuals, Families, and Colleagues
  • Chapter 10 Competency 8: Establishes and Maintains Caring Relationships With Communities, Systems, Individuals, and Families
  • Chapter 11 Competency 9: Incorporates Mental, Physical, Emotional, Social, and Spiritual Aspects of Health Into Assessment, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
  • Chapter 12 Competency 10: Demonstrates Nonjudgmental/Unconditional Acceptance of People Different From Self
  • Chapter 13 Competency 11: Shows Evidence of Commitment to Social Justice, the Greater Good, and the Public Health Principles
  • Chapter 14 Competency 12: Demonstrates Leadership in Public Health Nursing With Communities, Systems, Individuals, and Families
  • Chapter 15 Putting It All Together: What It Means to Be a Public Health Nurse

Part III: Appendixes

  • Appendix A Entry-Level, Population-Based Public Health Nursing (PHN) Competencies for the New Graduate or Novice Public Health Nurse
  • Appendix B Omaha System

About the Authors

Patricia M. Schoon, DNP, MPH, RN, PHN, is Assistant Professor at Metropolitan State University. She is a founding member of the Henry Street Consortium.

Carolyn M. Porta, PhD, MPH, RN, PHN, SANE-A, FAAN, is Professor and Director of Global Health in the School of Nursing and adjunct faculty in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.

Marjorie A. Schaffer, PhD, MS, RN, PHN, is Professor of Nursing Emerita at Bethel University. She is a founding member of the Henry Street Consortium.