NURS 3309 Wellness and Health Promotion

NURS 3309 Wellness and Health Promotion
Course Description
This course will explore factors that impact a healthy society, including vulnerable populations across the lifespan, and how these factors contribute to optimal health or premature illness. This course will introduce the concepts of chronic care, risk reduction, vaccinations, health promotion, and patient teaching.
Prerequisite
Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program and NURS 3303.
Course Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Professionalism: Describe concepts, models, and theories of health promotion as they relate to the role of the nurs  Discuss the legal, ethical, and economic implications of health promotion.
2. Patient-Centered Care: Identify assessment strategies and skills to facilitate health promotion in individuals, families, and populations.
3. EBP: Examine evidence-based literature for interventions to promote health and enhance wellness throughout the lifespan.
4. Informatics & Technology: Discuss the use of technology and informatics to promote health and wellness.
5. Quality Improvement: Discuss the use of scholarly evidence and data as part of the quality improvement process to continually improve outcomes
6. Teamwork and Collaboration: Explain the process of effective communication among healthcare professionals to promote and wellness of individuals, families, and communities.
7. Wellness and Prevention: Describe wellness and prevention initiatives to promote healthy outcomes across the lifespan in a variety of communities and populations. Identify five areas to improve health for nurses including physical activity, nutrition, rest, quality of life and safety
8. Leadership: Explain the role of the nurse as a leader and advocate to promote health and wellness in individuals, families, and communities across the lifespan
9. Safety: Explain the importance of promoting quality and safe environments and their impact on the health and wellness of individuals, families, and communities.

10. Strengths: Determine how Strengths (signature talent themes) influence the role of the student nurse and clinical decision-making.

Grading Policy and Criteria
Specific guidelines and grading criteria for all assignments are in the Modules. Final grades for the course will be determined based upon the following point assignments:
A – 90-100
B – 80-89
C – 75-79
D – 60-74
F – Below 60
Final course grades less than 75 are not rounded up. Late policy: 5% will be deducted each day an assignment is past due unless prior arrangements have been made with your course faculty. Extenuating circumstances may apply.
Students should email faculty if an assignment will be late.

Week
Module
Resources
Assignments/Quizzes
ATI Fundamentals Engage Modules due midnight Sunday night.

Week 1
5-9
Synchronous Online @ 10 AM
Module 1 Health and Wellness
 
Reflections every week due Sunday @midnight
Health Care Delivery and Health Policy (covered first week) due 5/15/22

Week 2
5-16
Module 2 Client Education
 
 
Client Education online module this week due 5/22/22
Communication 5/22/22
ATI Nurses’ Touch Wellness and Self-care Practice Assessment due 5/22/22 (Complete or Incomplete grade)

5-23
Census date
 
 
 

3
5-23
Optional 10AM-11AM synchronous
Zoom office hours
Module 2 Continued Communication
 
 
Collaboration and Teamwork due 5/29/22

4
5-30
Module 3 Collaboration and Teamwork
Memorial Day
 
QIP Part 1 Modules 1-3
Due 6/5/22 @midnight
Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity
6/5/22

holiday, all offices
 

closed, no classes

held
 

5
6-6
Optional 10AM-11AM synchronous
Zoom office hours
Module 4 Cultural Care
 
Quiz 1 due 6/12/22
@midnight (opens 6/10/22)
Health Promotion, Wellness, and Disease Prevention (and nutrition for wellness) 6/12/22

6
6-13
Module 5 Nutrition for Wellness, Health Promotion, and Disease Prevention
ATI Nutrition Book
Chapters 4, 5, 6, & 7
 
Stress and Coping Due 6/19/22

7
6-20
Optional 10AM-11AM synchronous
Zoom office hours
Module 6 Stress, Coping and Self- Concept
 
Deadline to start QIP for 4-week cycle
Self-Concept due 6/26/22

8
6-27
Module 7
Activity and Exercise
 
 
Comfort, Rest and Sleep due
7/3/22

 
 
 
 
 

9
7-4
Module 8
Sleep and Rest
Independence Day
 
Quiz 2 Modules 4-8 due 7/10/22
@ midnight (opens 7/8/22)
Patient Centered Care 7/10/22

Holiday, all offices

closed, no classes
 

held
 

10
7-11
Optional 10AM-11 AM synchronous
Zoom office hours
Module 9 Values and
Beliefs
7-12–22 Last day to withdraw from one
 
 
Complementary and Integrative
Health due 7/17/22

or more courses
 

 

11
Module 10 Complementary and Integrative Health
 
QIP Part 2
Due 7/24/22 midnight
Growth and Development Due
7/24/22

12
7-25
Optional 10AM-11
AM synchronous
Zoom office hours
Module 11
Growth and Development
 
 
Grief due 7/31/22

13
8-1
Module 12 Grief and Older
Adult
 
Quiz 3 Modules 9-11 due 8/7/22
@ midnight (opens 8/5/22)
 

14
8-8
QIP Part 3 Presentation online
Due 8-8 Monday
Course Evaluations
QIP Part 3 Presentation online
Due 8-8 Monday
 

@midnight

@midnight

 

 

Criteria for Evaluation:
Percentage of Grade:
Additional information

Late policy: 5% will be deducted each day an assignment is past due unless prior arrangements have been made with your course faculty. Extenuating circumstances may apply.
Students should email faculty if an assignment will be late prior to the assignment deadline.

Professionalism
 
5
Included in this grade is the completion of the Nursing Student Forms.
Syllabus Quiz
ATI Nurses’ Touch Wellness and Self-care Practice Assessment

ATI Engage
Fundamentals Modules
20
Posttest for each module (14 modules)

Reflection Journals
15
12 Weekly reflections
See rubric in canvas

3 Quizzes
30
Three 25 question multiple choice quizzes
Quizzes will open on Friday at 8 am and close on Sunday at 2359. Time: 40 minutes
Quizzes can only be made up for preapproved reasons.

Quality Improvement Project
30
Part I, II, and III. Completed templates and presentations submitted in Canvas Assignment link. See rubric.

 

 

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