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Community Health Nursing Certification Bibliography

Note: All references are important, but bolded references were chosen by members of the Community Health Nursing Examination Committee as “key references” for nurses preparing for the community health nursing certification exam.

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Community Health Nurses of Canada. Community health nursing certification guidebook (5th ed.). Toronto: Author. Available from www.chnc.ca


Allender, J. A., Rector, C. L., & Warner, K. D. (2010). Community health nursing: Promoting and protecting the public’s health (7th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, National Council on Measurement in Education. (1999). Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington: American Educational Research Association.

Ball, J., McGillis Bindler, R., & Cowen, K. J. (2010). Child health nursing: Partnering with children and families (2nd ed.). New York: Pearson.

Ball, J., & McGillis Bindler, R. (2008). Pediatric nursing: Caring for children (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Bloom, B. S. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives, handbook I: The cognitive domain. New York: David McKay Company Inc.

Potter, P. A., & Griffin Perry, A. (2014). Canadian fundamentals of nursing (Rev. 4th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Public Health Agency of Canada. (2010). Safe sleep for your baby. Ottawa: Author.

Public Health Agency of Canada. (2011). Fact Sheet — Clostridium difficile (C. Difficile). Retrieved from http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/id-mi/cdiff-eng.php

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2005). Woman abuse: Screening, identification and initial response. Retrieved from http://rnao.ca/bpg/guidelines/woman-abuse-screening-identification-and-initial-response

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2007). Integrating smoking cessation into daily nursing practice. Retrieved from http://rnao.ca/bpg/guidelines/integrating-smoking-cessation-daily-nursing-practice

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2007). Breastfeeding best practice guidelines for nurses (Supplement). Retrieved from http://rnao.ca/bpg/guidelines/breastfeeding-best-practice-guidelines-nurses

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2008). Care and maintenance to reduce vascular access complications. Retrieved from http://rnao.ca/bpg/guidelines/care-and-maintenance-reduce-vascular-access-complications

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2009). Best practice guideline for the subcutaneous administration of insulin in adults with type 2 diabetes. Retrieved from http://rnao.ca/bpg/guidelines/bpg-subcutaneous-administration-insulin-adults-type-2-diabetes

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2009). Assessment and care of adults at risk for suicidal ideation and behavior. Retrieved from http://rnao.ca/bpg/guidelines/assessment-and-care-adults-risk-suicidal-ideation-and-behaviour

Rice, R. (2006). Home care nursing practice: Concepts and application (4th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Riordan, J. (Ed.). (2005). Breastfeeding and human lactation (3rd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Stamler, L. L., & Yiu, L. (2012). Community health nursing: A Canadian perspective (3rd ed.). Toronto: Pearson.

Stanhope, M., & Lancaster, J. (2010). Foundations of nursing in the community: Community-oriented practice (3rd ed.). St. Louis: Mosby/Elsevier.

Stanhope, M., Lancaster, J., Jessup-Falcioni, H., & Viverais-Dresler, G. A. (2011). Community health nursing in Canada (2nd ed.). Toronto: Mosby/Elsevier.

Touhy, T. A., & Jett, K. F. (2014). Ebersole and Hess’ gerontological nursing and healthy aging (4th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby/Elsevier.

Vollman, A. R., Anderson, E. T., & McFarlane, J. (2012). Canadian community as partner: Theory and multidisciplinary practice (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Brown, F. G. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (3rd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Bryant, R. A., & Nix, D. P. (Eds.). (2012). Acute and chronic wounds: Nursing management (4th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Canadian Nurses Association. (2008). Code of ethics for registered nurses. Ottawa: Author.

Community Health Nurses of Canada. (2011). Canadian community health nursing: Professional practice model and standards of practice (Rev. ed.). Midland, ON: Author.

Evans, R. J., Evans, M. K., Brown, Y. M. R., & Orshan, S. A. (2010). Canadian maternity, newborn, and women’s health nursing: Comprehensive care across the life span (1st Cdn. ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Harkness, G. A., & DeMarco, R. F. (2012). Community and public health nursing: Evidence for practice. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Health Canada. (2010). Bed bugs: Pest management. Ottawa: Author.

Health Canada. (2011). Proper use and disposal of medication. Ottawa: Author.

Heymann, D. L. (Ed.). (2008). Control of communicable diseases (19th ed.). Washington: American Public Health Association.

Hockenberry, M., & Wilson, D. (2011). Wong’s nursing care of infants and children (9th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Keatings, M. K., & Smith, O. (2010). Ethical and legal issues in Canadian nursing (3rd ed.). Toronto: Elsevier Canada.

Lehne, R. A. (2010). Pharmacology for nursing care. St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier.

Leifer, G. (2008). Maternity nursing: An introductory text. St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier.

Lewis, S. L., Ruff Dirksen, S., McLean Heitkemper, M., Bucher, L., & Camera, I. M. (Eds.). (2014). Medical-surgical nursing in Canada: Assessment and management of clinical problems (3rd Cdn. ed.). Toronto: Elsevier Canada.

National Advisory Committee on Immunization. (2006). Canadian immunization guide (7th ed.). Ottawa: Public Health Agency of Canada.

Nies, M. A., & McEwen, M. (2011). Community health nursing: Promoting the health of populations (5th ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

Paul, P., Day, R. A., & Williams, B. (2016). Brunner and Suddarth's Canadian textbook of medical-surgical nursing (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Walker, M. (2006). Breastfeeding management for the clinician: Using the evidence. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

World Health Organization. (2007). Safe preparation, storage and handling of powdered infant formula guidelines. Retrieved from http://www.who.int/foodsafety/publications/micro/pif_guidelines.pdf

Yarbro, C. H., Wujcik, D., & Gobel, B. H. (2011). Cancer nursing: Principles and practice (7th ed.). Mississauga, ON: Jones and Bartlett Canada.

Zerwekh, J. (Ed.) (2006). Nursing care at the end of life: Palliative care for patients and families. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company.