Title Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 38, 2020: Nursing Perspectives on Environmental Health
Author Elizabeth C. Schenk
ISBN 9780826143358
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Binding Hardbound
No of pages 322
Book size 159 x 235 mm
Publishing year 2020
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This landmark annual review has provided nearly three decades of knowledge, insight, and research on topics critical to nurses everywhere. The purpose of this annual review is to critically examine the full gamut of literature on key topics in nursing practice, including nursing theory, care delivery, nursing education, and the professional aspects of nursing.

Environmental issues such as chemical exposures, air and water pollution, climate change, and food sustainability impact health on both a local and global scale. This thirty-eighth volume of Annual Review of Nursing Research addresses the influence that nurses have on environmental health. It contains research, education, advocacy, and practice-based articles that provide nurses with a primer on this growing issue, as well as the information needed to provide capable care while supporting environmentally healthy solutions.

Key Topics:

  • Air Quality Impact Upon Human Health
  • CHANT: Climate, Health, and Nursing Tool
  • Climate Change Initiatives in Nursing Education
  • Environmental Health Equity
  • Nurse-Sensitive Environmental Indicators
  • Nurses’ Contributions to Health-Related Wildfire Research
  • Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
  • Water in Detroit and Flint, Michigan


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Research Findings: Environmental Health Nursing

Chapter 1. Utility of a Low-Cost, Dense Sensor Network for the Study of Air Quality Impact Upon Human Health in Urban and Rural Areas (Susan Alexander, Aaron Kaulfus, C. E. Phillips, Bob Baron, John N. McHenry, and Udaysankar Nair)

Chapter 2. The Impact of Chronic Ambient Exposure to PM2.5 and  Ozone on Asthma Prevalence and COPD Mortality Rates in the Southeastern United States (Azita Amiri, Brinda Mahalingam, Anton Derbes, Jordan Haney, Susan Alexander, and Wafa Hakim Orman)

Chapter 3. Omics for Nurse Scientists Conducting Environmental  Health Research (Lacey W. Heinsberg and Yvette P. Conley)

Chapter 4. Neighborhood Environment and Asthma Exacerbation in Washington, DC (Kelly K. Jones, Laura Anderko, and John Davies-Cole)

Chapter 5. A Scoping Review of Nurses’ Contributions to Health-Related, Wildfire Research (Tara Marko, Micah Suarez, Elitza Todorova, Mark Cunanan, and Julie Postma)

Chapter 6. CHANT: Climate, Health, and Nursing Tool: Item Development and Exploratory Factor Analysis (Elizabeth C. Schenk, Cara Cook, Shanda Demorest, and Ekaterina Burduli)

Chapter 7.  A Comparison of Environmental Concerns in Two Disparate Montana and Nevada Communities (Charlene A. Winters and Sandra W. Kuntz)


Educational Issues in Environmental Health Nursing

Chapter 8.  Environmental and Climate Change Initiatives in Nursing Education (Phyllis Eide and Tamara Odom-Maryon)

Chapter 9. Advancing a School of Nursing Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health (Patrice K. Nicholas, Suellen Breakey, Elaine Tagliareni, Inez Tuck,  Leslie Neal-Boylan, Elissa Ladd, Inge B. Corless, Raquel Y. Reynolds,  Katherine Simmonds, and Patricia Lussier-Duynstee)


Advocacy and Policy Relevant to Environmental Health Nursing

Chapter 10. Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances: An Emerging Contaminant of Concern (Laura Anderko, Emma Pennea, and Stephanie Chalupka)

Chapter 11. Environmental Health Equity: A Concept Analysis (Teresa Dodd-Butera, Margaret Beaman, and Marissa Brash)

Chapter 12.  Farmworkers: Environmental Health and Social Determinants (Barbara Sattler)

Chapter 13.  The Crisis and the Shutoffs: Reimagining Water in Detroit and Flint, Michigan, Through an EcoJustice Analysis (Kristi Jo Wilson and Erin Stanley)


Practice Issues Related to Environmental Health Nursing

Chapter 14. The Confidence of New Nurse Graduates in the Application of Environmental Health in the Nursing Process (Kathryn P. Jackman-Murphy)

Chapter 15. A Proposal: Nurse-Sensitive Environmental Indicators (Sarah Johnson and Elizabeth C. Schenk)

Chapter 16. School Nurses and Climate Change (Karen May and Delani Noel)




About the Editor:

Elizabeth C. Schenk, PhD, MHI, RN-BC, FAAN, has been a pioneer in addressing the environmental impacts of healthcare and particularly of nursing practice for the last 30 years. She serves as nurse scientist and sustainability coordinator at a single hospital (Providence St. Patrick in Missoula, Montana), a regional group of hospitals (Providence Washington-Montana Region), and across a large health system (Providence St. Joseph Health). In addition, she is assistant research professor at the Washington State University College of Nursing.

                Dr. Schenk’s research focus has been on assessing nurses’ perception, behaviors, and motivations regarding environmental stewardship in healthcare. She developed the Nurses’ Environmental Awareness Tool (NEAT), which has been used across the world to assess nurses’ awareness and behaviors. She led the development of the Climate, Health, and Nursing Tool (CHANT) to measure nurses’ awareness, motivation, behaviors, and experiences related to climate change and health.

                Dr. Schenk is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She serves on the board of the national organization, the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, where she serves as chair of the Practice Workgroup, and produces and hosts the Nurses for Healthy Environments Podcast.


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