Community/Public Health Nursing Online for Nies and McEwen: Community/Public Health Nursing, 7th Edition
Deepen your students’ understanding of the most important public health concepts. Community/Public Health Nursing Online, 7th Edition introduces the student to Riverside County - a virtual community containing real-life scenarios that are based on actual public health nurse experiences. Through unfolding case studies, learning activities, quizzes and discussion boards, students work their way through the types of people and situations they’ll likely encounter on the job. Corresponding reading assignments from the textbook tie the online course to the textbook to reinforce understanding. In addition, instructors are given a supplementary document to help them incorporate the online course in their classroom, organize the content by key concepts, client age, nurse’s role, community setting, and more!
- Unfolding case studies, videos, and photos provide a realistic portrayal of the roles and responsibilities of a community/public health nurse.
- 14 modules each containing 3-4 scenarios cover the core concepts of community/public health nursing that apply content from the textbook to the real world.
- An assessment quiz in every module helps to evaluate your knowledge of the content and reinforce classroom assignments.
- Immediate feedback on all activities reinforces your understanding of the material and helps you to master course content.
- Learning activities include engaging exercises such as matching, multiple-choice, and short-answer questions to test knowledge and critical thinking skills.
- Reading assignments tie the learning modules to specific areas of the text.
- NEW! HTML5 conversion gives you a better user experience.
Course Introduction: Looking Upstream (includes course navigation, introduction) • Case Study: Thinking Upstream
Module 1: Population-Focused Practice • Case Study: Understanding Community Health and Public Health Nursing • Case Study: Examining the Built Environment • Case Study: An Immunization Audit at the School • Case Study: Establishing Goals at the Workplace • Discussion Board: Describe the Built Community • Discussion Board: Discuss Tom’s Goals and Objectives
Module 2: Health Care Systems • Case Study: Introductions at the Public Health Nursing Service • Case Study: Choosing a Home Health Service • Case Study: A Nurse Entrepreneur’s Story • Discussion Board: Share Your Recommendation
Module 3: Economics of Health Care Delivery • Case Study: A Report for the Board of Health • Case Study: Health Care at the Grassroots Level • Case Study: Meeting the Neighbors
Module 4: Community Assessment • Case Study: Exploring a New Community • Case Study: Start of a New School Year • Case Study: Challenges for the Committee • Discussion Board: What Did You Observe? (Exploring a New Community) • Discussion Board: What Did You Observe? (Start of a New School Year) • Discussion Board: What Would You Do?
Module 5: Epidemiology • Case Study: Being a Good Epi Detective • Case Study: A Foodborne Illness Impacts the School • Case Study: Reading the Newspaper Headlines • Case Study: Crossing State Lines with Campylobacter • Discussion Board: Share Your Media Campaign • Discussion Board: Your Presentation is Ready
Module 6: Nursing Process in the Community • Case Study: Think Pink • Case Study: A Faith Coalition Develops a Free Clinic • Case Study: A Personal Call for Organ Donors
Module 7: Community Health Promotion • Case Study: Internet Safety Across the Curriculum • Case Study: Fun, Sun, and Summer Safety • Case Study: Attacking Men’s Health at the Workplace • Case Study: Growing Healthy Children • Discussion Board: Share Your Plan
Module 8: Health Education • Case Study: Centering Pregnancy • Case Study: Food, Fitness, and Fun in the School • Case Study: Summer Visitors Bring Lyme Disease
Module 9: Family Health • Case Study: Completing a Family Genogram and Ecomap • Case Study: Double the Challenges, Double the Joy • Case Study: Going Smoke-Free • Case Study: Celebrating Health at a Women’s Health Fair • Discussion Board: Share Your Thoughts about Planning Nursing Interventions for this Family • Discussion Board: Share Your Topics for the Health Fair • Discussion Board: Brainstorm Other Ideas
Module 10: Environmental Health • Case Study: Safe Water to Drink • Case Study: Noise Pollution Everywhere • Case Study: Travel Abroad Concerns • Case Study: Radon in the Home • Discussion Board: Share Your Ideas About Keeping Water Safe
Module 11: Ethical and Legal Challenges in the Community • Case Study: Understanding HIPAA Requirements • Case Study: Should the Free Clinic Be Free? • Case Study: Called As a Witness • Case Study: Parental Permission Missing • Discussion Board: Are There Risks of No Care is Provided?
Module 12: Vulnerable Populations • Case Study: A Meth Bust Impacts the School • Case Study: A Tuberculosis Outbreak Threatens Migrant Workers • Case Study: The Challenge of Homelessness • Case Study: A Surprise Encounter at the Airport • Case Study: Saying Goodbye
Module 13: Disaster Management • Case Study: Preparing for Disasters • Case Study: Summer Storms Create a Disaster • Case Study: An Outbreak Impacts the Community • Discussion Board: What Decisions Need to Be Made?
Module 14: The Future of Community and Public Health Nursing • Case Study: All I Ever Really Needed to Know… • Case Study: Establishing a Nurse-Managed Clinic • Case Study: Think Globally, Act Locally
Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB, Special Assistant to the Dean College of Health for Grant Writing; Tenured Professor School of Nursing Joint Appointment MPH Program Kasiska Division of Health Sciences Idaho State University Pocatello, Idaho and Melanie McEwen, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, Distinguished Professor University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing Houston, Texas
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