Chamberlain Faculty Shape Population Health Education with Award-Winning Textbook

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Chamberlain University faculty are paving the way for the future of healthcare as they shape education for students looking to impact people and communities. In fact, associate professors – Patrick LaRose, DNP, MSN/Ed, RN, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program, and Jennie Pattison, DNP, RN, Master of Science in Nursing degree program – served as contributing authors for a population health textbook recently named 2018 Best Book of the Year by the American Journal of Nursing for this category. The textbook is titled “Population Health and Its Integration into Advanced Nursing Practice.”

Advanced practice nurses and public health professionals alike, have an opportunity to have a significant and far-reaching impact on healthcare by understanding the many determinants that impact health and by taking a proactive approach intervening to population health. Population healthcare greatly focuses on the belief that individuals will benefit when there is a focus on improving health with the greater community in mind.

This textbook provides essential population concepts in a comprehensive way to advanced practice students in population and public health. Focus is placed on the supports and practices used in the advanced practice role with chapters contributed by nationally known experts on their respective topics. Students learn about population health through an approach that helps pave the way for advance practice nurses and public health professionals to recognize the possibilities of advancing the health of all.

Interested in learning how you can contribute to improving the health of communities? Explore the exciting opportunities available through Chamberlain University’s advanced Master of Science in Nursing degree program and Master of Public Health degree program. Request more information here

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