This course explores contemporary community health nursing, examining multiple perspectives on community, health, and relational practice. Community health nursing is examined through the lenses of primary health care, health promotion, and ethics. Clinical practice is focused on facilitating participatory dialogue with a selected group to explore perspectives on relational practice in health care.
Prerequisite: Completion of the Advanced Specialty Certificate. Course delivery is online. Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore to order course materials.
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As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Critically reflect on the concepts, community, health, and relational practice, from multiple perspectives.
Articulate personal values, beliefs, and assumptions related to communities, health, and relational practice.
Describe the scope and nature of community health nursing.
Examine the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice.
Analyze community health nursing through the lenses of primary health care, health promotion, and ethics.
Apply contemporary culture and diversity concepts to community health nursing.
Apply fundamental participatory group facilitation skills with a chosen group.
Demonstrate effective participatory dialogue with a group about perspectives on relational practice in health care.
Effective as of Fall 2019
NSSC 8600 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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