CNC-AC Releases New Course - Introduction to Population Health
CNC-AC Releases New Course
"Introduction to Population Health" was developed in partnership with the Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition and the Connecticut League for Nursing, under a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
This four-module, online self-paced course serves as a primer for nurses, nursing students and other healthcare providers to expand their knowledge of Population Health and transform their approach to patients and clients cared for within the community.
Insights Gained after taking the Course:
As a practicing nurse-
"I gained new understanding and broader perspective of population health, and have a greater appreciation for social determinants of health."
"It is so important to know (Population Health). Knowledge of how we can help our patients by knowing more about their lives outside of the hospital. It definitely is going to help me and my practice."
As a nurse educator-
"I plan to use the modules in my classroom discussions and clinical learning activities."
"Great resources to incorporate into a ﬂipped classroom scenario and provide students an opportunity for teach-back and reﬂective learning."
You will learn:
- The definition of population health and its social determinants;
- The role of private and government agencies that stimulate and support the evolution of the population health approach;
- Examples of new initiatives for improving population health as well as data to document initiative outcomes; and
- Strategies and ideas for developing a culture of health in this country.
Module One: Introduction to Population Health
Module Two: Identifying Outcomes Representing Achievement of a Healthy Population
Module Tree: Population Health and theAﬀordable Care Act
Module Four: Evaluating Practice at the Population Level and Future Policy Trends
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