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Promoting Health and Wellbeing

For nursing and healthcare students

By Clare L. Bennett and Sue Lillyman

Paperback
Sep 2020 , 214 pp
ISBN 9781908625854
Price: £14.99, $27.99
eBook
Sep 2020 , 214 pp
ISBN 9781908625861
Price: £12.74, $19.59
Promoting Health and Wellbeing is an introductory textbook for nursing and healthcare students seeking to understand how to promote health and prevent ill health.

Through clear explanations, case studies and activities, the book will help you to understand the principles of health promotion and how to apply them in your practice. You will learn:
  • Theoretical perspectives of health promotion, health education and public health
  • How to identify and apply models to support behaviour change and overcome barriers to change
  • How health inequalities and social determinants of health affect public health practice
  • How to enable, mediate and advocate in promoting physical and mental health and wellbeing
  • How to understand and implement evidence-based health promotion in practice
This book will help you to develop the underpinning knowledge and skills you require to carry out your role in promoting health and wellbeing.

Essentials is a series of accessible, introductory textbooks for students in nursing, health and social care. The books feature clear explanations, scenarios, activities and case studies to help students get to grips with the subject quickly and easily.

**Please note that the pdf ebook version of this title is a print replica version and you may not be able to add notes to it**
About the authors
Abbreviations
Introduction

1. Theoretical perspectives: health promotion, health education and public health
2. Behaviour change: theories, models and approaches
3. Inequalities in health
4. Global health and wellbeing
5. Enabling, mediating and advocating in health promotion
6. Building a healthy public policy
7. Advocating mental health promotion
8. Strengthening community action
9. Professional responsibilities of the nurse as a health promoter
10. Leadership for health promotion
11. Evidence-based health promotion
Index
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