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.
Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
Departmental approval needed
This course section is for students who require an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option only.
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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:
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 Fall 2019
NSSC 8800 is offered as a part of the following programs: