An Introduction to Community Health

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2008 - Education - 637 pages
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In an effort to effectively address the health issues facing today's communities, An Introduction to Community Health, Sixth Edition, has been updated to reflect the latest trends and statistics in community health. With an emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in health education, this best-selling introductory text covers such topics as epidemiology, community organization, program planning, minority health, health care, mental health, environmental health, drugs, safety, and occupational health.Short scenarios, key terminology, marginal definitions, and web activities found in each chapter make this an accessible and reader-friendly resource for the beginning community health student.The book also features helpful instructor resources, including an Instructor's Toolkit CD-ROM and Student Note-Taking Guide.

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Jerome E. Kotecki is a Professor of Health Science in the Department of Physiology and Health Science at Ball State University. Dr. Kotecki earned his doctorate in health science and his masters' degree in exercise science from Indiana University. Professor Kotecki has published over 30 scientific articles and is co-author of the best selling textbooks An Introduction to Community Health and Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach. Dr. Kotecki's current research is focused on the impact of lifestyle medicine on chronic diseases. He is the lead scientist on several large healthy lifestyle studies focusing on the role of health-care professionals in health counseling.

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