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Health Promotion And Aging

Author : David Haber
ISBN : 9780826199171
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Health Promotion And Aging

Author : David Haber, PhD
ISBN : 0826105998
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 43. 55 MB
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"I applaud Dr. Haber for addressing key concepts and issues in health promotion and aging, and making them accessible, respectful, mindful, and empowering." Marilyn R. Gugliucci, PhD Director, Geriatrics education and Research University of New England, Past President, AGHE "David Haber has done it again!...A must-have for students and faculty alike." Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN This fifth edition of Health Promotion and Aging has been substantially revised and updated with multiple new sub-sections, topics, and terms in each chapter. This book presents a wide scope of cutting-edge topics including gay aging, Jewish aging, social networking, brain games, the Obama administration's health care reform, mental health parity, exploritas, Wii-habilitation, elderspeak, skin cancer, Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, Senator Ted Kennedy's government-run long term care proposal, and sleep-related medical disorders. This book is focused on current research findings and practical applications, and includes detailed descriptions of two of the author's own programs that have been recognized by the National Council on the Aging's Best Practices in Health Promotion and Aging. These programs are comprehensive exercise programs in the community that include aerobics, strength building, flexibility and balance, and health education; and a health contract/calendar to help older adults change health behaviors.

Integrating Gerontological Content Into Advanced Practice Nursing Education

Author : Carolyn Auerhahn, EdD, GNP-BC, FAANP
ISBN : 9780826105370
Genre : Medical
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2010 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Gerontologic Nursing! Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is a valuable and timely resource as primary care practitioners are facing a growing aging population. Advanced practice nurses have always been swift to recognize and respond to healthcare challenges, and this resource allows them to be proactive in confronting this evolving healthcare crisis. Nursing faculty can use this resource to design and implement program changes that will help to arm advanced practice nurses with strong gerontological competencies." Score: 100, 5 stars.óDoodyís Medical Reviews "This small book couldnít be more timely. As directors of advanced practice nursing (APN) programs struggle to find resources to convert their existing adult APN tracks into adultñgerontology programs, this book offers a clear path for integrating critical content throughout an entire program. For graduate clinical nursing directors who are challenged to quickly ramp up their gerontology contentóoften without having clinical geriatrics specialty experts among their own facultyóthis book will definitely provide that expertise." --AJN This book presents nursing faculty with clear, user-friendly guidelines for incorporating gerontological content into existing non-gerontological Advanced Practice Nursing (APN) programs without requiring major curricular changes. With almost 50 years of combined experience, the authors share a wealth of knowledge and expertise regarding the rationale and strategies for integrating gerontological content into APN curricula. Topics includes health policy, myths of aging, assessment of functional status, normal versus pathological changes in aging, and more. The authors present strategies to integrate blended technology and multiple resources to ensure that students gain gerontological competency. Key Topics: The impact of aging America on advanced practice nursing Gerontologizing" clinical management courses and shaping the clinical experience Strategies for integrating geriatric e-learning materials into APN curricula Evaluation methods for integrating new content into graduate nursing core, APN core, and specialty courses Complete with detailed lists of print media and Internet resources, this book is a must-have for APN faculty across a number of non-gerontological specialty areas, including family, adult, acute, holistic, palliative, and pediatric care.

Introduction To Aging

Author : Judith A. Sugar, PhD
ISBN : 9780826108807
Genre : Psychology
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Generation Blend

Author : R. Salkowitz
ISBN : 0470285761
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 61. 75 MB
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If you want to engage, motivate, and retain young workers without driving the veteran workers away, Generation Blend can help you. This timely book explores how generational attitudes toward technology affect issues as diverse as recruitment and retention, employee training, management decision-making, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and work/life balance. Looking to solve the puzzle of productivity across the technology age gap? Start with Generation Blend.

Evaluation In Health Promotion

Author : I. Rootman
ISBN : 9289013591
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 74. 35 MB
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This book is the result of the WHO European Working Group on Health Promotion Evaluation, which examined the current range of qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods to provide guidance to policy-makers and practitioners. It includes an extensive compilation and discussion of the theory, methodologies, and practice of evaluating health promotion initiatives in Europe and the Americas. The book shows how a health promotion approach offers a comprehensive framework for planning and implementing interventions that can effectively address today's major health-related problems. The authors describe how good evaluations assist initiatives in achieving their goals, provide a wealth of guidance on how to undertake them, and call for greater investment in the evaluation of health promotion.

Stress Management And Prevention

Author : Jeffrey A. Kottler
ISBN : 9780415885003
Genre : Medical
File Size : 28. 32 MB
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Stress Management and Prevention, Second Edition offers a fun and exciting way to learn about stress, its causes, and ways to deal with and prevent it. Not only will you enjoy reading it, but you'll also find yourself motivated to continue incorporating what you learn into your life long after your class is over. You'll explore both Western and Eastern views of stress to learn about its nature, what can trigger it, and the impact it can have on your body and your life. Numerous coping strategies are explored, including problem solving and time management skills, psychological and spiritual relaxation methods, and healthy nutritional and lifestyle choices. Self-reflection and self-awareness exercises, activities, and hands-on techniques will show you how to effectively and easily manage your stress and, most importantly, prevent it from reoccurring. A collection of 17 videos to accompany the text are available here: www.youtube.com/user/routledgetherapy.

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