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McKenzie’s An Introduction to Community & Public HealthAuthors: Denise Seabert, James F. McKenzie, Robert R. Pinger
Now in its tenth edition, McKenzie’s An Introduction to Community & Public Health provides students with the latest trends and statistics in this evolving field. With an emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in health education and health promotion, this best-selling introductory text covers such topics as epidemiology, community organizations, program planning, minority health, mental health, environmental health, drug use and abuse, safety, and occupational health.
Features and Benefits
- Revised with content related to twenty-first century public health challenges such as opioid information and prioritization of public health preparedness in the U.S. and internationally
- Updated with World Health Organization goals and COVID related activities as well as updated content related to Health and Human Services (HHS) priorities and critical Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activities.
- Includes updated statistics and new information on evidence-based interventions, a new community assessment activity, and revised NCHEC Areas of Responsibility information.
- Provides updates to the social and educational learning section, responsibilities of the school nurse, and information on the role of school-based health centers in providing mental health services
- Includes new information on mental illness and college students, mental disorders and services among immigrants, peer support services for treating mental illness, as well as content on the 21st Century Cures Act.
- Includes Navigate Advantage Access online learning materials, including interactive eBook, student practice activities, open education resource weblinks, learning analytics reporting tools, and more!
- Instructor Resources include: PowerPoint slides, LMS compatible test bank, instructor’s manual, classroom activities, and grading and analytics tools within Navigate.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Unit I Foundations of Community and Public Health
- Chapter 1 Community and Public Health: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
- Chapter 2 Organizations that Help Shape Community and Public Health
- Chapter 3 Epidemiology: The Study of Disease, Injury, and Death in the Community
- Chapter 4 Communicable and Noncommunicable Disease: Prevention and Control of Diseases and Health Care
- Chapter 5 Community Organizing/Building and Health Promotion
- Chapter 6 The School Health Program: A Component of Community and Public Health
- Unit II The Nation’s Health
- Chapter 7 Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
- Chapter 8 Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults
- Chapter 9 Older Adults
- Chapter 10 Disparate Populations and Community and Public Health
- Chapter 11 Community Mental Health
- Chapter 12 Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs: A Community Concern
- Chapter 13 Health Care Delivery in the United States
- Unit III Environmental Health and Safety
- Chapter 14 Community and Public Health and the Environment
- Chapter 15 Injuries as a Community and Public Health Problem
- Chapter 16 Safety and Health in the Workplace