Public Health Nursing Orientation Training

Description:

This course is four modules long. This course is provided by the Pacific Publich Health Training Center. You will need to register with them separately to gain access to this course. When you have finished, please return to the LMS and mark this course complete using the Action menu on your Transcript page.
This course provides an overview of the most important issues and topics related to public health nursing.

Section One: Public Health

Definition of Public Health
History and Achievements of Public Health
How Public Health Works
Healthy People 2010 and Health Indicators
Public Health Structure
Community Assessment
Section Length: approximately 60 minutes, (may vary for participant input time and optional Case Study exercise).

Learning Objectives: By the end of this section, a participant will be able to:

Recognize two characteristics of public health.
Identify Healthy People 2010 and at least three of its leading health indicators.
Discuss the different types of prevention in public health.
Describe three basic steps involved in a community assessment.

Section Two: Public Health Nursing

3 Core Functions of Public Health
10 Essential Services of Public Health
Public Health Nursing Definition and History
8 Principles of Public Health Nursing
Public Health Nursing Practice Model
A Word on Ethics
Section Length: approximately 45 minutes, (may vary for participant input time and optional Case Study exercise).

Learning Objectives: By the end of this section, a participant will be able to:

Identify the Three Core Functions of public health.
Recognize at least three of the Ten Essential Services of public health.
Describe how public health nursing applies to the Three Core Functions and Ten Essential Services.
List as least three principles of public health nursing.

Section Three: Public Health Nursing Practice

4 Spheres of Public Health Nursing Practice
Principles of Population-Based Practice
Minnesota Intervention Wheel
Section Length: approximately 60 minutes, (may vary for participant input time and optional Case Study exercise).

Learning Objectives: By the end of this section, a participant will be able to:

Identify the Four Spheres of Public Health Nursing Practice.
Articulate the application of population-based practice in public health.
Recognize at least five public health nursing interventions from the Minnesota Intervention Wheel.
Discuss the basic steps in applying the Minnesota Intervention Wheel to public health nursing practice.

Section Four: Your Public Health Nursing Practice

Bringing Public Health Nursing Into Your Work
Bringing Public Health Nursing Into Your Community
Section Length: approximately 45 minutes, (may vary for participant input time).

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