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Essentials of Public Health, Third Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Bernard J. Turnock, MD, MPH, Clinical Professor and Director, Division of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
  • ISBN-13: 9781284069358
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     294 pages      © 2016
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Each new print copy of Essentials of Public Health, Third Edition also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data.

As one of the foundational texts in the Essential Public Health series, Essentials of Public Health is an excellent introduction to the field of public health.

Written for senior-level undergraduates or graduate students in public health, health science, nursing, and other health professions, Essentials of Public Health gives special focus to public health careers and the workings of public health agencies.

Combining the best elements of Dr. Turnock's other books: Public Health: What It Is and How It Works and Public Health: Career Choices That Make a Difference, Essentials of Public Health, Third Edition, uses clear, reader-friendly language and helpful learning tools such as chapter exercises and discussion questions, making it an ideal text to prepare your students for the profession of public health.

New to the Third Edition:

  • Comprehensive new coverage of topics such as: the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, strategic planning, accreditation of public health organizations and credentialing of public health workers
  • Extensive information on state and local public health practice derived from national surveys conducted since 2012
  • Two separate chapters on Community Public Health Practice and Emergency Preparedness (formerly covered in one single chapter)
  • New conceptual frameworks for the public health system, overall health system, and public health workforce
  • An examination of an additional 16 different public health occupations—a total of 39 covered in all
  • More than 60 new or revised charts and tables and a series of “outside-the-book thinking” exercises appears in each chapter.

This book:

  • Defines and describes the public health system
  • Provides concepts and tools for measuring health in populations
  • Characterizes the relationship of the public health system with medical care and other elements of the overall health system
  • Identifies government’s unique contributions through federal, state, and local public health agencies
  • Offers basic information on the size and composition of the public health workforce
  • Addresses careers and jobs in public health administration, epidemiology, public health nursing, health education, and more.
The Essential Public Health Series
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About the Author
  1  What Is Public Health?
  2  Measuring Population Health
  3  Public Health and the Health System
  4  Law, Government, and Public Health
  5  21st-Century Community Public Health Practice
  6  Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
  7  Public Health Workforce
  8  Public Health Administration
  9  Environmental and Occupational Health
  10  Public Health Nursing
  11  Epidemiology and Disease Control
  12  Public Health Education and Information
  13  Additional Public Health Professional and Technical Occupations
  14  Public Health Practice: Future Challenges

Bernard J. Turnock, MD, MPH-Clinical Professor and Director, Division of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

Author Bernard J. (Barney) Turnock MD, MPH is currently Clinical Professor and Director of Community Health Sciences and Director of the Center for Public Health Practice at the School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago. His major areas of interest involve performance measurement, capacity building, and workforce development within the public health system. He has extensive practice experience having served as Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, Deputy Commissioner and Acting Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Health, and state program director for Maternal and Child Health and Emergency Medical Services during his distinguished career. Dr. Turnock has received awards for Excellence in Health Planning and Practice and for Excellence in Health Administration by the American Public Health Association. He was the developer and instructor for UIC's first completely online course: Public Health Concepts and Practice (CHSC 400), and the first online "Public Health 101" course for front-line public health workers. He is the author of two other Jones and Bartlett books,  Public Health: What It Is and How It Works, now in its third edition, and Public Health: Career Choices That Make a Difference.

Additional Titles by this Author
  • Front Matter
    Dedication, Contents, New to This Edition, Prologue, Preface, Acknowledgments, About the Author
  • Chapter 2
    Measuring Population Health
  • Chapter 1
    What Is Public Health?

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284069358

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Bundle: Essentials of Public Health, 3e + One Health: From AIDS to Zika

Bundle ISBN: 9781284128512
This product is a bundle of Essentials of Public Health, 3rd Edition with One Health: From AIDS to Zika, a 60-page printed supplement which covers the essentials students need to know with abundant illustrations of the relationships between human, animal, and ecosystem health.

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