Women's Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan offers the innovative approach to care that today's patients often demand, combining traditional medicine and alternative approaches. It covers women's wellness care and specific issues during puberty through young adulthood, midlife, and old age. In addition, it provides information essential to enabling your patients to achieve their full health potential, covering wellness for special populations, physical activity and nutrition, oral health, herbal medicine and pharmacologic approaches, methods to promote healing, healthy sleep, and peaceful dying..
The core text covers 13 dimensions, competencies, and activities. One chapter is dedicated to the transition from acute care to ambulatory care and the critical nature of hand-offs in ensuring patient safety and quality of care. Two chapters are devoted to technologies that provide decision support and information systems for all dimensions of care coordination and transition management: one focused on informatics and one focused on telehealth nursing practice. The text is evidence based and is organized to include definitions, learning outcomes and objectives, a table of knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs), and nationally recognized core competencies for quality and safety education for nurses (QSEN), inter-professional collaborative practice, and public health nursing competencies. The text is written for nurses in all settings; from ambulatory care to hospitals, extended care facilities to student nurses..