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Community Nursing: Facilitating Health Action NSSC 8800

Nursing Specialty Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Based on the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice, this course provides opportunities for exploring contemporary perspectives on health promotion, protection of health, a community health nursing process, and participatory decision making. Clinical experience occurs through engaging in participatory dialogue with a selected group; exploring salient health issues; and facilitating collective health action.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

As a healthcare practitioner, you are expected to follow professional standards of practice throughout all SN programs and courses. In this course, you will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, professionalism, and clinical decision-making. Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Apply the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice to a selected group.
  • Analyze contemporary health promotion and health protection perspectives.
  • Facilitate group communication skills through participatory dialogue and decision making with a selected group.
  • Develop collaborative professional relationships to promote health and build capacity with a selected group.
  • Apply a Community Health Nursing process with a selected group.
  • Apply the Population Health Promotion Model with a selected group.
  • Identify salient health issues for a selected group through participatory dialogue.
  • Analyze salient health issues in terms of health determinants and salient socio-environmental influences
  • Synthesize a community health diagnosis in collaboration with a selected group.
  • Build sustainable agreements about appropriate health action strategies with selected group.
  • Develop an implementation plan for health action that includes building group capacity in collaboration with a selected group.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023

Related Programs

Community Nursing: Facilitating Health Action (NSSC 8800) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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  9. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
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  10. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
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