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September 20, 1952

Teaching Methods in Public Health Nursing.

JAMA. 1952;150(3):254. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.03680030086034

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Abstract

This book attempts to bring together for the public health staff nurse information on some of the commonest teaching techniques and devices and instruments that she may use in her everyday work with individuals and groups in homes, schools, industries, and community organizations. Every effort is made to make this material as practical as possible in the light of the variegated pattern of public health nursing. The demands on the nurse can be expected to vary somewhat in rural as opposed to urban communities, in large as opposed to small health departments, in private health agencies, and in the many types of school systems and industries. The authors write on the authority of several years of experience and teaching in public health nursing.

Such topics as the health education role of the public health team, which, in addition to the nurse, consists of the health officer, the public health engineer

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