Student reflections on promoting health and wellness of populations through education and practice
A retrospective study of clinical written reflections completed as part of the course requirements for community health nursing were used by faculty to assess student knowledge, proficiency and attitudes related to public health concerns of health and wellness Content analysis was used to identify themes from student reflections. After analysis of the data, a rubric (derived from the data)was developed to ease evaluation of future data collected.
Learning Areas:Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related education
Public health or related nursing
Explain at least one method to evaluate clinical experiences for potential to enhance students' level of reflection concerning health and wellness of populations. Analyze sample student reflective journal entries for type and level of reflection.
Keyword(s): Education, Public Health Curricula
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been an faculty member teaching community health nursing for over 2o years, I have also been a prinicipal and co-principal investigator on many funded grants focusing on community health problems.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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