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mHealth for Continuity of Care

mHealth for Continuity of Care

mHealth for Continuity of Care

June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c)
June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c)
on behalf of Nursing Informatics Learning Center

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Launch date: 25 Nov 2018
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Last updated: 25 Nov 2018

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Description

This 5 module (15 CE credit) course introduces the learner to the evolving phenomena of mobile health (mHealth) in the context of continuity of care, prevention, and health promotion.

The escalating use of mHealth in health care and lifestyle management is explored, grounded in the principles and theory of electronic health monitoring, networking, and mobile communications. The course is assessed using practical applications of principles and theory and an exploration of various mobile applications (apps) for lifestyle monitoring, access to information and teaching, support, and clinical communication.

Throughout the course, nurses are encouraged to explore and assess various mobile apps for value and utility in promoting continuity of care. This course is personalized, self-paced and taken entirely online in the privacy and comfort of your own home or office.

Objectives

Examine key principles of mHealth and the benefits for community of care.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to examine key principles of mHealth and the benefits for community of care.
Analyze theory and research related to mHealth in the context of lifestyle wellness, chronic health challenges, client education and clinical applications
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to analyze theory and research related to mHealth in the context of lifestyle wellness, chronic health challenges, client education and clinical applications
Discuss how nurses can support mHealth use to strengthen nurse-client partnerships.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to discuss how nurses can support mHealth use to strengthen nurse-client partnerships.
Apply principles of mHealth and technology use to improve own practice.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to apply principles of mHealth and technology use to improve own practice.
Analyze how mHealth fits into nursing informatics theory and practice.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to analyze how mHealth fits into nursing informatics theory and practice.
June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c)

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June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c)
on behalf of Nursing Informatics Learning Center

June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) began her education in Nursing Informatics through various upper level and graduate courses in Computer Programming and Applications in Education. These were done as a minor to her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of BC from 1987 to 1991. In 1986 she served as the Medical - Surgical ward trainer for nurses being orientated to the new Hospital Information System at a Vancouver hospital where she worked as a staff nurse. Helping nurses learn to integrate computer use into their nursing practice became a fascination of June's which she has continued to indulge over the past thirty years.

In 1990, June received faculty release time to redevelop Nursing 200: Computers in Nursing for the Diploma Nursing Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Western Canada. Careful attention was taken to integrate Nursing Informatics theory and provide hands-on training in computer applications such as word processing, graphics, use of Computer Assisted Instruction and Hospital Information systems

Later in 1996, when the BSN program was adopted at Kwantlen, June independently developed integrated learning activities for Nursing Informatics for every nursing course in the program. In the fall of 1999, a web-based program of study was introduced in addition to the paper manual approach, to encourage self-directed study for students to access lessons both within the classroom and on personal computers on campus, in libraries, or at home. The Nursing Informatics theory component was expanded to reflect current research and application. Computer application instruction was also expanded to incorporate emerging internet and utility applications such as spreadsheets, databases, web page development, chatrooms, email, multimedia, telenursing, electronic literature searches, videoconferencing, and so on.

June is currently the Program and Curriculum Coordinator for the BSN Post Baccalaureate program at Kwantlen, a hybrid nursing program that consists of mostly online courses supplemented with three practice residencies and capstone courses. Nursing informatics and interactive, creative technologies have been artfully woven into the curriculum to prepare nurses in the necessary conpetencies for effective practice.

June is currently finishing PhD study at the University of British Columbia in Curriculum and Pedagogy Studies. Her focus is educational technology, informatics, aesthetics and distance education for nursing. Currently, she is completing her PhD dissertation work on investigating faculty perceptions of how nursing informatics fits into nursing education.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 15.00 Hours

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