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NRHL 5501 Health Promotion and Interprofessional Collaboration

This is a foundational course requiring a minimum letter grade of “B”.

Format: Online
Duration: 8 weeks

Healthcare reform calls for a more integrated and interprofessional healthcare team. While meeting health needs is always the common goal, a keen understanding of healthcare delivery systems, and effective communication, are equally critical.

NRHL 5501 identifies effective communication skills, both verbal and written, that you will be able to use to promote health education and create successful collaboration among your healthcare colleagues. You’ll gain experience identifying conflict and resolving potentially unsafe situations, and apply research theories to health promotion activities. The role of healthcare advocate is also examined, identifying its importance in keeping healthcare information in the forefront of healthcare consumers.

What You’ll Learn in NRHL 5501

This course provides an in-depth review of approaches to healthcare promotion, as well as effective collaboration among members of the healthcare community.

NRHL 5501 emphasizes an appreciation for the diversity of expertise in interprofessional collaborative teams, as well as basic concepts of effective teamwork.

Course Topics

Throughout this course, weekly topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Professionalism in Graduate Level Nursing
  • Interprofessional Communications and Collaboration
  • Intra and Interprofessional Conflict
  • Health Promotion—Models and Theories
  • Evidence-based Health Promotion for Vulnerable Populations
  • Plan to Promote Health in Vulnerable Populations
  • Advocacy and Culturally Responsive Care
  • Reflections on Learning

Planning Your Time

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of NRHL 5501, you will be able to:

  • Describe the role of the professional nurse as member and leader of interprofessional healthcare teams.
  • Apply principles and analyze barriers to effective communication, collaboration, and conflict resolution to an intra or interprofessional conflict scenario.
  • Examine leadership skills to analyze and address barriers to effective collaboration within the context of a team assignment.
  • Explore theories to guide health promotion practice.
  • Design community focused, culturally responsive strategies in the delivery of health promotion, and discuss the role of the Master’s nurse as educator and advocate.

*Disclaimer: Course content and outcomes may vary and are subject to change without notice.

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To learn more about the online Master of Science in Nursing curriculum from Benedictine University, including Health Promotion and Interprofessional Collaboration, call (866) 295-3104 to speak with a program manager or request more information.