Principles and Practice of College Health (Original PDF from Publisher)


This unique and comprehensive title offers state-of-the-art guidance on all of the clinical principles and practices needed in providing optimal health and well-being services for college students.

Designed for college health professionals and administrators, this highly practical title is comprised of 24 chapters organized in three sections:  Common Clinical Problems in College Health, Organizational and Administrative Considerations for College Health, and Population and Public Health Management on a College Campus.  Section I topics include travel health services, tuberculosis, eating disorders in college health, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among college students, along with several other chapters.  Subsequent chapters in Section II then delve into topics such as supporting the health and well-being of a diverse student population, student veterans, health science students, student safety in the clinical setting, and campus management of infectious disease outbreaks, among other topics.  The book concludes with organizational considerations such as unique issues in the practice of medicine in the institutional context, situating healthcare within the broader context of wellness on campus, organizational structures of student health, funding student health services, and delivery of innovative healthcare services in college health.

Developed by a renowned, multidisciplinary authorship of leaders in college health theory and practice, and coinciding with the founding of the American College Health Association 100 years ago, Principles and Practice of College Health will be of great interest to college health and well-being professionals as well as college administrators.

Product Details

  • Publisher:Springer; 1st ed. 2021 edition (December 5, 2020)
  • Language::English
  • Paperback:351 pages
  • ISBN-10:3030563081
  • ISBN-13:978-3030563080
  • ISBN-13:9783030563080
  • eText ISBN: 9783030563097
  • Item Weight:1.46 pounds

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