Nursing 4010-1/2 Nursing and Population Health (Fall 2019)

This course provides theoretical and clinical opportunities to examine and apply concepts and skills related to population health. Emphasis is placed on the determinants of health, populations at risk for both physical and psychosocial disruptions in health, strategies to promote the health of populations and the role of the nurse in an interdisciplinary and intersectoral approach to health promotion. A unit on epidemiology is included. Students work with community members in the development of a program to promote the health of the community. Students are assigned to work with a preceptor and gain experience in one or two of a wide variety of settings in rural and urban communities.This course provides theoretical and clinical opportunities to examine and apply concepts and skills related to population health. Emphasis is placed on the determinants of health, populations at risk for both physical and psychosocial disruptions in health, strategies to promote the health of populations and the role of the nurse in an interdisciplinary and intersectoral approach to health promotion. A unit on epidemiology is included. Students work with community members in the development of a program to promote the health of the community. Students are assigned to work with a preceptor and gain experience in one or two of a wide variety of settings in rural and urban communities.

List of Reserve Material: 

Week 1

Mikkonen, J., & Raphael, D. (2010). Social determinants of health: The Canadian facts. Toronto, ON: York University School of Health Policy and Management. Retrieved from  http://www.thecanadianfacts.org/

WHO. (2018). Declaration of Astana. Retrieve from: https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/primary-health/declaration/gcphc-declaration.pdf

Public Health Agency Canada. (2012). Population Health Approach.  Retrieve from http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ph-sp/approach-approche/index-eng.php

WHO. (1986). The Ottawa Charter. Retrieve from: http://nccdh.ca/resources/entry/ottawa-charter-for-health-promotion Or http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/previous/ottawa/en/

United Nations (2015). The UN Sustainable Development Goals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89tInECFdQ4

Week 2

Sullivan, B., & Bettger, J., (2018). Community-informed health promotion to improve health behaviours in Honduras. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 29(1), 14-20. doi:10.1177/1043659616670214

Week 3

See document published by PEI Chief Health Office For Review: http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/cpho_report2016.pdf

Week 4

Dalum, P., Brandt, C., Skov-Ettrup, L., Tolstrup, J, & Kok, G., (2016). The Systematic Development of an Internet-Based Smoking Cessation Intervention for Adults. Health Promotion Practice 17, (4), 490 –500 doi:10.1177/1524839916631536

Huang, C., Wu, H., Huang, S., Chien, L., & Guo, J. (2013). Transtheoretical model-based passive smoking prevention programme among pregnant women and mothers of young children. European Journal of Public Health, 23(5), 777-782.

Week 7

Akinola, M., Herbert, L., Hill, B., Quinn, M., Holl, J., Whitaker, A., & Gilliam, M., (2019). Development of a mobile app on contraceptive options for young African American and Latina women. Health Education & Behavior, 46(1) 89-96. doi: 10.1177/1090198118775476

Myers, G., Wright, S., Blane, S., Pratt, I., & Pettigrew (2018). A process and outcome evaluation of an in-class vegetable promotion programAppetite, 125(2018), 182-189.

Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion. (Public Health Ontario) 2015). At a glance: The ten steps for conducting an evaluation. Toronto, ON: Queen’s Printer for Ontario. http://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/eRepository/At_A_Glance_Evaluation_2015.pdf

Week 8

 https://www.catie.ca/en/home

Visit the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Comprehensive School Health - Childhood and Adolescence - Public Health Agency of Canada

Visit the Pan Canadian Joint Consortium for School Health http://www.jcsh-cces.ca/

Week 13

Stamler, L. S., & Yiu, L., & Dosani, A. (2016). "Chapter 34: Challenges and Future Directions.Community health nursing (4th ed.). pp. 612-617.

Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing. (2014). Entry-to-practice public health nursing competencies for undergraduate nursing education. Ottawa ON: Author.

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  • Yiu, Lucia,1951-editor.
  • Dosani, Aliyah,editor.
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