Using online exercises and realistic case scenarios, this course brings community health situations to life for students and provides them opportunities for decision-making and critical thinking. A modular format provides flexibility in teaching the course, allowing you to add to, delete from, and change content to fit your needs. Learning activities use a variety of engaging exercises to challenge your students. Fourteen modules are included, each with an introduction, learning objectives, a reading assignment, case scenarios with multiple learning activities, an assessment quiz, and critical thinking questions.
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.
NEW! Reading assignments tie online learning modules to specific areas of the text.
By Marcia Stanhope, RN, DSN, FAAN, The Good Samaritan Professor and Chair in Community Health Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY and Jeanette Lancaster, RN, PhD, FAAN, 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
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