Keynote speakers, including Dr. Ron Labonte of the University of Ottawa, emphasized the importance of population health and attendees participated in series of dialogue and strategy sessions on topics such as leadership, child development, injury prevention, and healthy eating.
This presentation provides an opportunity to learn about the many components that create food security in a community. Currently, there are eight local Community Food Action Initiative committees across the health authority working to address this key determinant of health.
This video was developed to inspire schools or school districts to foster healthy eating habits among students both in and outside of the school. It covers topics on nutritional education, school lunch periods, vending machines, and fund raising.
Designed for teachers, administrators, counsellors, family support workers and other school-based professionals. The program addresses the problem of children and youth witnessing abuse at home and the resulting impact on their ability to learn.
"Serves as a companion to the Violence is Preventable (VIP) project which links Children Who Witness Abuse community programs with British Columbia schools."
"For children 8-11 years of age who have been exposed to physical and emotional abuse at home. It is a tool to help break the silence on domestic violence, making it safe for children to speak out, explore their feelings and ask for help."
Looks at the issue of youth who are exposed to physical and emotional abuse at home. Designed to be a tool to help break the silence on domestic violence, making it safe for teens to speak out, explore their feelings and ask for help. It is also intended to be used in the larger context of preventing dating violence and promoting non-violent community social attitudes.
"Primarily designed for presentation to high school students in facilitated violence prevention education sessions. It might also be suitable for use in health and career education curriculum units or for students participating in group counselling sessions. Another purpose could be to help focus discussion with educators, counselling staff and parents."
185 video clips with a running time of 2-4 minutes each.
For each body system, videos include:
Overview (rationale and purpose)
Preparation (including equipment and patient teaching)
Procedure (printable step-by-step procedure checklists)
Follow-up care (including health promotion and patient teaching)
Documentation (tips and techniques)
25 detailed 3-D animations depict what's happening inside the body.
Critical thinking case studies let you apply your knowledge to simulated patients.
A documentation form library allows you to practice recording history and physical information.
80 NCLEXÂ® examination-style review questions let you reinforce your comprehension
Purchased for the library with funds raised during Nursing Week, May 2008.