This interactive self-learning module describes the concept of population health and outlines approaches to management of population health in an ambulatory care setting. The module also provides an opportunity for the nurse learner to approach this topic from a clinical perspective and apply nursing skills and competencies to three client case studies.
This interactive presentation includes audio, animated images, examples, multiple choice and text response questions.
Authors: Sarah Gimbel, PhD, MPH, RN and Tamara Cyhan Cunitz, MN, RN
Audience: Nursing students and practicing RNs new to ambulatory care
Module Length: 60-90 minutes
Upon completing this lesson, the learner will be able to…
- Define population health as well as population health management from a clinical perspective.
- Understand and apply nursing skills and competencies within the framework of the Chronic Care Model, in order to identify essential elements of high quality, chronic disease management.