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Epidemiology for advanced nursing practice

Author: Kiran Macha; John P McDonough
Publisher: Sudbury, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, ©2012.
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Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice guides graduate-level nursing students to understand the basic concepts of epidemiology while gaining and applying statistical conceptual skills. Focusing on the importance of disease prevention and community-centered migration, this text helps students expand their knowledge base while enhancing practical application skills and stimulating research interests. Designed to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nurses Instruction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kiran Macha; John P McDonough
ISBN: 9780763789961 0763789968
OCLC Number: 667592494
Description: x, 369 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Epidemiology and its progress / Kiran Macha, John P. McDonough --
Role of epidemiology and statistics in advanced nursing practice / Peter Wludyka --
Study designs and their outcomes / Peter Wludyka --
Nursing resources for epidemiology / Kiran Macha, John P. McDonough, Lillia M. Loriz --
Emerging infectious diseases / Kiran Macha, John P. McDonough --
Screening and prevention of diseases / Jan Meires, Carol A. Ledbetter --
Epidemiology of chronic diseases / Kiran Macha, John P. McDonough --
Genetic epidemiology / Kiran Macha, John P. McDonough --
Environmental epidemiology / Michele S. Bednarzyk, Lillia M. Loriz --
Role of culture in epidemiology / Macha Kiran, John P. McDonough, Juergen Osterbrink --
Nursing in pandemics and emergency preparedness / Carol A. Ledbetter, Margaret A. Holder --
Ethical and legal issues in epidemiology / Kiran Macha, John P. McDonough --
Epidemiological applications in the clinical nursing sciences / Macha Kiran, John P. McDonough.
Responsibility: edited by Kiran Macha, John P. McDonough.

Abstract:

Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice guides graduate-level nursing students to understand the basic concepts of epidemiology while gaining and applying statistical conceptual skills. Focusing on the importance of disease prevention and community-centered migration, this text helps students expand their knowledge base while enhancing practical application skills and stimulating research interests. Designed to prepare advanced practice nursing students to meet the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) standards, this text features expert insights, objectives, critical questions, and references. Topics include the role of epidemiology and statistics in advanced nursing practice, study designs and outcomes, emerging infectious diseases, genetic and environmental epidemiology, the role of culture, nursing in pandemics and emergency preparedness, and legal and ethical issues.
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