Health Assessment And Promotion For Vulnerable Population –
This course is designed to assist professional nurses in developing interviewing skills, refinement of a health assessment, and preventative health interventions when working with diverse and vulnerable populations. The importance of therapeutic communication in performing a health assessment is emphasized.
Identify barriers to understanding vulnerable populations.
Discuss the nurse's role in meeting the needs of various populations.
Describe client health expectations.
Identify available resources using data from organizations and systems.
Programs and Practices of Health Promotion
Identify barriers to health care for vulnerable populations.
Provide examples of population advocacy in health care.
Discuss therapeutic communication techniques.
Describe collaboration among support personnel to meet the needs of various populations.
Cultural Competence, Resilience and Advocacy
Examine goals of Healthy People 2020, as related to vulnerable populations.
Identify desired outcomes of health promotion interventions.
Describe strategies to ensure culturally competent programs.
Choose an appropriate assessment tool based on a given population.
Describe demographics of a selected vulnerable population.
Identify transcultural considerations in assessment.
Recognize personal and cultural attitudes and behaviors toward vulnerable populations.
Compare definitions, nursing theories, and models, as applied to vulnerable populations.
Describe the characteristics of vulnerable populations.
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