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Community Health and Wellness

Community Health and Wellness

Principles of Primary Health Care 6th Edition

by Jill Clendon and Ailsa Munns

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 26/09/2018

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The sixth edition of Community Health and Wellness has been fully revised and streamlined to incorporate contemporary thinking and research in community health and wellness from Australia, New Zealand and the global community.

Written by Jill Clendon and Ailsa Munns, the new edition provides an easy-to-use text with a strong focus on the foundational principles of primary health care that underpin community health and wellness. The text builds on the unique socio-ecological approach to primary health care of previous editions, guiding readers to consider the health of individuals and populations in their personal, family and community environments.

Ancillary resources and eBook available on Evolve
Focus on primary health care across the lifespan, with an emphasis on health literacy and health promotion
Chapter features include reflective practice and care planning for individuals, families and communities, case studies, interventions and evaluation

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eBook on VitalSource

Instructor resources:

Critical Thinking Questions and Answers
Image Collection
Tutorial Activities

Student and Instructor resources:

Online Care Plans
Online Material

Greater emphasis on nurses and other health practitioners working in partnership with people and communities
Updated local case studies to support the practical application of knowledge to practice
Additional signposted sources of knowledge online to promote engagement and further enquiry
Comprehensive coverage on community assessment including a new community assessment framework
Condensed and restructured table of contents
New information on the importance of the early years including preconception
New section on project planning to achieve community wellness
Now includes an eBook with all print purchases
Community nursing
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
Elsevier Australia
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6th Edition
Jill Clendon

Jill Clendon is a registered nurse, currently working as nursing policy adviser and researcher for the New Zealand Nurses Organisation. She is also Adjunct Professor at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand. Jill spent the 12 years previous to her current position in nursing education, teaching at both undergraduate and post graduate levels with a specific interest in primary health care and child and family health.

Jill’s research has examined the efficacy of community-based nurse-led clinics, and the historical and contemporary context of community-based well child care in New Zealand. Her current work centres on nursing workforce issues and models of care. Jill holds a PhD in Nursing from Massey University, a Masters of Philosophy in Nursing from Massey University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies from Auckland University. She completed her Diploma of Comprehensive Nursing at Waikato Polytechnic in 1993.

Jill is a member of the College of Nurses (Aotearoa). In her spare time, Jill runs a volunteer after-hours nurse-led clinic in Nelson, is Chairperson of the Victory Community Health Centre Board, a local community-led health initiative, and enjoys mountain biking, orienteering, tramping and skiing with her family.

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