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Global Health Care: Issues and Policies, Third Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Carol Holtz, RN, PhD, Professor of Nursing, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia
  • ISBN-13: 9781284070668
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     644 pages      © 2017
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Global Health Care: Issues and Policies, Third Edition provides students with current information on various global health topics. Written by academic authors, scientists and health practitioners, the text prepares students with a basic perspective of health policy issues from various geographical regions, and explains how they are affected by significant world events. The text addresses international health and healthcare at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

New to the Third Edition    

  • Updated content reflecting trends and issues
  • New content on sex trafficking, social work and social determinants of health
  • Contributed content by nationally recognized  experts

Applicable Courses

Global Health
Vulnerable Populations
International Affairs
Public Health
Transcultural Nursing
Cultural Competency
Issues and Trends
International Health Policy

Section  I  Global Health Issues, Policy, and Healthcare Delivery
Chapter  1  Global Health: An Introduction
Chapter  2  Global Health in Developed Societies: Examples in the United States, Sweden, Japan, and the United Kingdom
Chapter  3  Developing countries: Egypt, China, India, and South Africa
Chapter  4  Global Perspectives on Economics and Health Care
Section  II  Special Global Health and Healthcare Issues
Chapter  5  Human Trafficking: The Pandemic of Modern Slavery
Chapter  6  Social Determinants of Health
Chapter  7  Global Perpectives on Mental Health
Chapter  8  Global Perspectives on Selected Chronic Cardiovascular Diseases
Chapter  9  Infectious Diseases from a Global Perspective
Chapter  10  HIV/AIDS, Stigma, and Disclosure: A Need for a Human Rights Perspective
Chapter  11  Global Use of Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches
Chapter  12  Global Perspectives on Diabetes, Respiratory and Orthopedic Chronic Diseases
Chapter  13  Global Perspectives on Violence, Injury, and Occupational Health
Chapter  14  Global Perspectives on Nutrition
Chapter  15  Global Perspectives on Environmental Health
Chapter  16  International Social Work Practice in Health Care
Section  III  Life Span Health Issues
Chapter  17  Global Health in Reproduction and Infants
Chapter  18  Global Health of Children
Chapter  19  Global Health of the Older Adult
Section  IV  Worldwide Health Issues and Trends by Specific Country
Chapter  20  A Unique Perspective on Health Care in Panama
Chapter  21  Health and Health Care in Mexico
Chapter  22  Health and Health Care in Israel

Carol Holtz, RN, PhD-Professor of Nursing, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia

Dr. Carol Holtz is beginning her thirtieth year of teaching at Kennesaw State University (greater Atlanta, Georgia).  She is a Professor of Nursing at the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services, School of Nursing  and teaches Parent-Child Nursing, Community Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, International Health, and the Nursing Practicum in Oaxaca, Mexico.  She is also teaching courses  addressing  vulnerable populations’ health and healthcare within the Doctor of Nursing Science Degree Program.  Dr. Holtz works with students in the clinical sites of Grady Memorial Hospital and the Cobb County Health Department.   Dr. Holtz serves as the elected Vice Chair of the Cobb County Board of Health and Cobb Community Services Board.  She is past president of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, Epsilon Alpha Chapter of Georgia State University and current Board Member of the Mu Phi Chapter of Kennesaw State University. She is also a member of Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society for International Scholars, and an elected member of the Scholars Organization of the International Transcultural Nursing Society.  She has been a guest lecturer at the Traditional Chinese Medical University in Nanjing, China, at the Medical University at Yangzhou, China, and Xinjiang Medical University in Urumqi, China, at the School of Nursing at Baguio, Philippines, and at Helwan University in Cairo, Egypt. 

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ISBN-13: 9781284070668

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