Course Introduction: Looking Upstream
Unit One: The Foundations of Community/Public Health Nursing
1. Community/Public Health Nursing: Population-Focused Practice
2. Health Care Systems
3. Economics of Health Care Delivery
Unit Two: Essential Skills of Community/Public Health Nursing
4. Community Assessment
6. Nursing Process in the Community
7. Community Health Promotion
8. Health Education
Unit Three: Community/Public Health Nursing in Context
9. Family Health
10. Environmental Health
11. Ethical and Legal Challenges in the Community
12. Vulnerable Populations
13. Disaster Management
14. The Future of Community/Public Health Nursing
Using online exercises and realistic case scenarios, this course brings community and public health situations to life and provides you with opportunities to improve decision-making and critical thinking skills. Learning activities use a variety of engaging exercises to test your knowledge and critical thinking skills. Fourteen modules are included, each with an introduction, learning objectives, a reading assignment, case scenarios with multiple learning activities, module quizzes, and critical thinking exercises.
- Real-life scenarios, photos, and video provide a realistic portrayal of the roles and responsibilities of a community/public health nurse.
- Client scenarios present situations involving individuals and groups of various ages and socioeconomic backgrounds to give you a better understanding of the types of clients that a nurse encounters in community settings.
- Web links offer you opportunities for further research.
- Learning activities use a variety of engaging exercises such as matching, multiple choice, and short answer to test your content knowledge and critical thinking skills.
- Immediate feedback on all activities reinforces learning and helps you master course content.
- Module quizzes evaluate your knowledge of the content and reinforce classroom assignments.
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The Good Samaritan Professor and Chair in Community Health Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Visiting Professor, Department of Nursing Studies, The University of Hong Kong; Professor, University of Virginia; Formerly Dean and Sadie Health Cabaniss Professor, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA