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Nursing Resources


Name Source Notes License
Managing Long-Term Care Services for Aging Populations Johns Hopkins An online course module by Paul Willging, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  2006. "This course will consider long-term service delivery programs designed to meet the special needs of seniors.  It will review care and service systems from the unique perspective of an aging population, including the physiological and psychological changes common among seniors."  BY-NC-SA
Statistical Methods for Sample Surveys Johns Hopkins An online course module by Saifuddin Ahmed, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biostatistics. 2009. "

Presents construction of sampling frames, area sampling, methods of estimation, stratified sampling, subsampling, and sampling methods for surveys of human populations. Students use STATA or another comparable package to implement designs and analyses of survey data."

Reproducible Research Johns Hopkins An online course module by Roger Peng, Jeff Leek and Brian Caffo, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biostatistics.  

"In this course you will learn the ideas of reproducible research and reporting of statistical analyses. Topics covered include literate programming tools, evidence-based data analysis, and organizing data analyses. In this course you will learn to write a document using R markdown, integrate live R code into a literate statistical program, compile R markdown documents using knitr and related tools, publish reproducible documents to the web, and organize a data analysis so that it is reproducible and accessible to others."

Health Across the Life Span: Frameworks, Contexts, and Measurements Johns Hopkins An online course module by Henry Mosley and Kristin Mmari, Johns Hopkins Population, Family, and Reproductive Health. 2006. "Introduces and examines the basic principles which guide growth and development and the health of individuals across the lifespan, from the prenatal period through senescence.  Presents methodological, conceptual and substantive issue necessary for understanding and evaluating empirically based information about growth, development and health at different stages of life and from different academic perspectives.  Course covers several themes, including contributions of biological and environmental factors to health and human development, measuring the health of individuals in communities, understanding determinants and consequences o health and development across the lifespan, measuring population health and assessing the implications of health disparities."  BY-NC-SA
Case Studies in Primary Health Care Johns Hopkins

An online course module by Henry Taylor and Henry Perry, Johns Hopkins Dept. of International Healht. 2011. "This course introduces students to the origins, concepts, and development of community-based primary health care through case studies from both developing and developed countries. As in clinical bedside teaching, we use real cases to help students develop problem-solving skills in practical situations. We also discuss participatory approaches in the organization and management of health services and other factors such as equity, socio-cultural change, environmental protection, and the process of community empowerment."

Nursing Documentation 101 College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta An online course by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta.  "Nursing Documentation 101 consists of seven modules. The learning activities include narrated video presentations, module quizzes, reflective scenarios/case studies and learning games/simulations. To access a learning activity, simply click on the Link. After you have completed an activity, return to this page to proceed to the next activity. We strongly recommend that the activities be done in the order shown. However, you are free to select your own learning path. A final examination is included."
The One Minute Preceptor: A Clinical Training Guide VCU An online training module by Elizabeth Miles, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing. 2016.  "This module is a component of a larger course designed to train preceptors who work with students at a nursing school. "The One Minute Preceptor: Microskills of Clinical Teaching" was originally developed by Kay Gordon, M.A., and Barbara Meyer, M.D., M.P.H., Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine.  This online version is an adaptation of that work."  
Pharmacology for Undergraduate Nursing Students with a Basic Pathophysiological Connection   Online PowerPoint Modules by Mary Burns-Coral. 2019.  OER for undergraduate nursing students in pharmacology.  BY-ND


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