Community/Public Health Nursing Online for Nies and McEwen: Community/Public Health Nursing (Access Code) , 7th Edition

By Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB and Melanie McEwen, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
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Deepen your' understanding of the most important public health concepts. Community/Public Health Nursing Online, 7th Edition introduces you 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, you'll work your way through situations you'll likely encounter on the job. In addition, corresponding reading assignments from the textbook tie the online course to the textbook to help you fully understand each case.

Key Features
  • 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.

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ISBN 9780323528764
Table of Content

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

Author Information By Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB, Dean and Professor School of Nursing Joint Appointment MPH Program Division of Health Sciences Idaho State University Pocatello, Idaho and Melanie McEwen, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, Associate Professor University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing Houston, Texas
Publication Date 01-10-2018
Stock Status Please allow 3 - 4 weeks for delivery.
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