Environment health in all nursing practice online textbook

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Resource Description: 

This US resource from the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments is an open access electronic textbook for nurses and other health professionals.  NB while the title uses the phrase 'environmental health' this is not a resource for purely related to environmental health nursing but 'environmental health  in all nursing practice'.

Units vary in style, some are chapters others are presentations with voice added, and some are educational strategies that target academic and professional development educators. Units include:

Unit I – Why Nursing?

Unit II – Harmful Environmental Exposures and Vulnerable Populations

Unit III – Environmental Health Sciences

Unit IV – Practice Settings

Unit V – Sustainable Communities

Unit VI – Climate Change

Unit VII – Energy

Unit VIII – Advocacy

Unit XI – Research

The resource can be accessed via the ANHE website at: https://envirn.org/e-textbook/

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Publication date: 

November, 2016

Resource type: 

  • information resource

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