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This article describes the development, implementation and evaluation of a family assessment activity that was designed for a transition course in an RN-BSN program. The family assessment activity emphasized diversity and health promotion as key curricular concepts highlighted through the use of constructivist teaching strategies in the online classroom. The activity was developed and implemented by utilizing the Family Health Systems (FHS) approach to family assessment and Healthy People 2020 as a framework for family health promotion. The activity was evaluated through faculty observation and student feedback which is discussed in the article.
This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: "Evaluating an Online Family Assessment Activity: A Focus on Diversity and Health Promotion," by Paul Smith and Melissa Jones, which has been published in final form at doi:10.1111/nuf.12139. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.
Paul Smith & Melissa Jones
Evaluating an online family assessment activity: A focus on diversity and health promotion.
Nursing Forum, 2016, volume 51, issue 3, pages 204-210
Smith, Paul and Jones, Melissa, "Evaluating an Online Family Assessment Activity: A Focus on Diversity and Health Promotion" (2016). Faculty Publications. Accepted Version. Submission 7.