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Community Health Nursing News

These are the newest articles indexed in PubMed that relate to Community Health Nursing. Click on the title to be taken to the PubMed record for the article, where you can read the abstract and sometimes link to the full text.


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Reference Texts in Community Health

This is a sampling of the books available in the NNU library print collection for the study of community health nursing.

Community health nursing : caring for the public's health

Community health nursing : caring in action

Community health nursing : concepts and practice

Community health nursing : theory and practice

Community and nurse-managed health centers : getting them started and keeping them going

Handbook of Public and Community Health Nursing Practice: A Health Promotion Guide
    A wellness and health promotion approach to public and community health nursing practice.

Healthy places, healthy people : a handbook for culturally competent community nursing practice
The cultural framework of community health -- The cultural foundation of community health -- Community cultural assessment -- Community health assessment -- Culture-based planning for community health -- Community practice implementation: culture-based leadership.

School-based health centers and nurse-based health centers See periodicals collection: The Nursing clinics of North America,  v. 40, no. 4

Midwifery : community-based care during the childbearing year

Standards of Practice

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Home health nursing : scope and standards of practice
Silver Spring, Md. : American Nurses Association, 2008.

Corrections nursing : scope and standards of practice
Silver Spring, Md. : American Nurses Association, 2007.

HIV/AIDS nursing : scope and standards of practice
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) [and] American Nurses Association.
Silver Spring, Md. : ; Akron, Ohio : Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 2007.