Perfect for the graduate classroom, personal professional library, and clinical practice reference shelf,Advanced Community Health Nursing Practiceis poised to become the definitive resource for students and clinicians who need to master community assessment, program planning, program implementation, evaluation and program revision in public health and community health nursing practice. Written by advanced practice community health nurses specifically for community health advanced practice nursing students and clinicians, this book is a must-have for graduate students and clinicians alike. It has a major focus in advanced practice areas such as primary care, occupational health nursing, school nursing, and home health care. Distinguishing key features In-depth combined theory and practiceapproach in one convenient resource makes this a perfect classroom and clinical companion for today's busy graduate nursing students, professors, and advanced practice nurses. Comprehensive functional focusprovides all the major tools, such as assessment models, needed by advanced practice nurses to successfully assess communities, diagnose community situations, plan programs and budgets, and evaluate programs in public and community health. Topical outlinesintroduce every chapter, providing an anticipatory structural framework for relating intra- and inter-chapter content, facilitating content mastery. Self-study questions,when used as a previewing tool, set students up for success; when used as a reviewing tool, these questions promote self-check, comprehension, and retention of key content and areas of application. Integrates current issues and concerns, such as interdisciplinary practice, community involvement, and ethicsthroughout the study of community and public health programs, providing a fuller, richer perspective.Naomi E. Ervin RN Ph.D. APRN BC FAAN is the author of 'Advanced Community Health Nursing Practice', published 2001 under ISBN 9780805373646 and ISBN 0805373640.