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Health Sciences

Community/Public Health Nursing Practice
Healing and the Grief Process
Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan
Instructor’s Resource CD for Pharmacology for Health Professionals
Instructors Resources to Accompany Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing
Introductory Clinical Pharmacology
Introductory Gerontological Nursing
Level 4: Virus Hunters of the CDC
Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals
Pharmacology for Health Professionals

 

Community Public Health NursingCommunity/Public Health Nursing Practice (4th edition)
F.A. Mauer and C.M. Smith, editors

Chapter 27: Children in the Community
Anne Rentfro, F A. Mauer and C.M. Smith

The fifth edition of this text continues to provide the concepts, skills, and learning features nurses need to excel in today’s community health settings. It focuses on health promotion and disease prevention among individuals, families, and aggregates, offering concrete examples and specific guidelines. Anne Rentfro supports the text with a chapter describing the important role of the nurse in the practice of community based pediatric nursing care.

St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier Science, 2008 (Soft cover, $86.95). Available at (800) 545-2522 or the Elsevier website or major booksellers.

Rentfro is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Program.

 

Healing and Grief ProcessHealing and the Grief Process
Sally Roach and Beatrice Nieto

This book provides an overview of death and grief. Emphasis is placed on the role of the nurse in the healing process of the client. Specific interventions are included to assist the nurse in guiding the client throughout the grieving process. Vignettes are included to enhance understanding.

Albany, New York: Delmar Publishers, 1996 (Soft cover, $22.95). Available from the Delmar website or (800) 347-7707.

Roach is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Program.

 

Health Promotion Throughout the LifespanHealth Promotion Throughout the Lifespan (7th edition)
Carol Lynn Mandle and Carole Edelman, editors

Chapter 6: Health Promotion and the Individual
Chapter 7: Health Promotion and the Family
Chapter 8: Health Promotion and the Community
Chapter 19: Application of Health Promotion – Preschool Child

Anne Rentfro

This textbook provides comprehensive coverage of all major concepts in health promotion and disease prevention. It highlights growth and development throughout the life span, emphasizing normal development as well as the specific problems and health promotion issues common to each stage. All population groups are addressed with separate chapters for individuals, families and communities.

St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier Science, 2009 (Soft cover, $72.95). Available by calling (800) 545-2522 or at the Elsevier website, or from major booksellers.

Rentfro is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Program.

 

Instructor's Resource CD for PharmacologyInstructor’s Resource CD for Pharmacology for Health Professionals
Sally Roach and Yvanne Alles

This book offers a wealth of streamlined teaching and learning resources. Faculty will benefit from this comprehensive array of tools, which were developed in conjunction with the text to enhance the teaching experience.

Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins Publishing Co., 2005 (No charge when the text is adopted for use). Available from the publisher.

Roach is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Program.

 

Instructors Resources to Accompany Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing (6th edition)
Donna L. Wong, David Wilson, Marilyn Hockenberry-Eaton and Anne Rentfro

These resources for instructors are available on CD ROM to the faculty who adopt this textbook for use in their courses. This textbook is a condensed form of “Nursing Care of Infants and Children.”

St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier Science, 2005. Free to instructors who adopt the textbook. Also available from the Elsevier website Barnes and Noble Bookstore.

Rentfro is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Program.

 

Introductory Clinical PharmacologyIntroductory Clinical Pharmacology (9th edition)
Sally Roach and Susan M. Ford

The 9th edition of "Introductory Clinical Pharmacology" reflects the ever-changing science of pharmacology and the nurse's responsibilities in administering pharmacologic agents. All information has been updated and revised according to the latest available information to prepare nurses to safely administer medications. The text prepares the nurse to meet the challenges of the 21st century by promoting critical thinking and problem solving when administering medications. An ancillary package includes a student CD-ROM, an instuctor's resource CD-ROM, lesson plans and a test generator.

Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2010 ($65.95). Available at health sciences bookstores, from the publisher, (800) 638-3030. Eigth edition available in Korean.

Roach is an associate professor in the Nursing Department.

 

Introductory Gerontological NursingIntroductory Gerontological Nursing
Sally Roach

As our population ages, the roles and responsibilities of the gerontological nurse must expand to meet new demands. With this book, students will be given the information they need presented in a framework that emphasizes health and wellness, the importance of functional assessment and the value of a caring partnership between nurses, clients and their families. Core content addresses the aging process, associated physical and mental changes and the role of the nurse in assessment, diagnosis and therapy. Portuguese language edition available.

Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2000 (Soft cover, $21.95). Available from publisher, (800) 638-3030 or http://LWW.com/nursing. (Portuguese edition: published in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Editoria Guanabara Koogan, 2003 (Soft cover). Available at the publisher's website or 21-2221-9621).

Roach is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Department.

 

Virus Hunter of the CDCLevel 4: Virus Hunters of the CDC
Joseph B. McCormick and Susan Fisher-Hoch

Firsthand account of working in Africa, Asia and South America on virus diseases such as Ebola virus, HIV, Lassa virus, hepatitis C virus and many more. Authors provide personal accounts of working in some of the remote corners of the world on exotic viruses. This book is for lay people and is readable.

New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1999 (Paperback). Available from major booksellers.

McCormick is regional dean and James Steele Professor at The University of Texas School of Public Health.

Fisher-Hoch is a professor in the Division of Epidemiology at The University of Texas School of Public Health.

 

Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals
Ava S. Miller

This is a handbook which helps health-care students learn medical terminology.

Brownsville: UTB/TSC, 1995 (Soft cover, $6). Available at the UTB/TSC Barnes & Noble Bookstore, (956) 882-8249.

Miller is an associate professor in the Master of Science in Nursing Program.

 

Pharmacology for Health ProfessionalsPharmacology for Health Professionals
Sally Roach

This book reflects the ever changing science of pharmacology and the roles of health professionals related to pharmacologic agents. Drug therapy is one of the most important and complicated treatment modalities in modern health care. This text is designed to provide students with a clear concise introduction to pharmacology. The text prepares health care workers directly or indirectly involved in patient care with an understanding of the uses and issues related to most medications.

Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins Publishing Co., 2005 (Soft cover, $49.95). Available from (800) 638-3030 or the publisher's websitee, the UTB/TSC Barnes & Noble Bookstore, (956) 882-8249, and major booksellers.

Roach is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Department.

 

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