• Health Promotion Constant Interaction
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    Health promotion and teaching are important tools for nursing. By promoting health and health teaching, nurses can help lay the foundation for a healthier future. Major Concepts and Definitions Belief-a statement of sense, declared or implied, that is intellectually and / or emotionally accepted as true by a person or group. Attitude-a relatively constant feeling, predisposition, or a set of beliefs that is directed toward an object, a person, or a situation. Value-a preference that is shared an...
  • Health Behaviour Change Social Cognition
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    Is it possible to help people to change to more healthy behaviour? Theories about changes in health behaviour tend to look at: o Cognition: the way people define and think about what they do and how they change their minds in ways that can lead to changing the ways they act; and Context: the cultural, social, physical, emotional and psychological environments that shape people and the factors that can facilitate change. No one theory can sum up all the factors in health behaviour, but theories c...
  • Hand Smoke Smoking Health Tobacco
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    Smoking & Smoking Cessation in the Workplace Table of Contents Introduction p. 3 Purpose... p. 3 The Effects of Smoke and Second-Hand Smoke... p. 4 Do Non-smoking Policies Succeed... p. 5 Why do People Continue to Smoke. p. 6 Promoting Smoking Cessation... p. 9 Conclusion... p. 15 Recommendations... p. 15 References... p. 17 Smoking & Smoking Cessation in the Workplace Introduction The single most preventable factor that contributes to the major health problems facing Canadians today is the u...
  • Concepts Of The Nursing Care Health Theory
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    Subject: The Evolution of Theoretical Knowledge A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE FOUR CONCEPTS OF THE NURSING METAPARADIGM Introduction The four concepts of the nursing metaparadigm as described in Orem's theory are: Person Environment Health Nursing My perspective of the four concepts has changed somewhat after studying Orem's theory. My thoughts of the "Person" have become more focussed on to one that is the recipient of nursing care only when they cannot administer self-care. My view of the "Env...
  • Motor Skill Cookies Clients Art
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    The first health promotion I chose to do with the clients at the Adult Day Care was to assist them in baking cookies. Majority of the clients we have at the day care all have a history of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. However, they are not all at the same stages, some are in the early stages, while others are in the middle to late stages. According to the Perry and Potter text, dementia is defined as "a generalized impairment of intellectual functioning that interferes with social and occupa...