Doreen Westera

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Enhancing Communication and Counselling Skills in Today's Nursing Practice
This playlist consists of 7 video programs with each program focussing on a particular communication and counselling skill. Developed by: Doreen Westra (RN, MScN, MEd) Doreen Westera is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing, Memorial University. She is…
7 videos
Spirituality in Addictions
Part of the Series: Spiritual Nursing Collection
Through the comments of an addictions counsellor and a married couple who have each struggled with addictions, the place of spirituality and religion in the context of addictions is explored in this video. How addictions impact a person's whole being…
Family Assessment in Community Health Nursing
Part of the Series: Community Health and Family Nursing
This video program focuses on family assessment within the context of community health nursing practice. In this video, front line community health nurses illustrate the goals, processes, and issues inherent in assessing families. Tools of family assessment are also discussed,…
Spirituality in Arthritis
Part of the Series: Spiritual Nursing Collection
Through the comments of a woman with arthritis, the place of spirituality in the management of arthritis is explored in this video. Spiritual needs are also addressed, such as the need for meaning and purpose, hope, and love and relatedness.…
Community and Aggregate Assessment
Part of the Series: Community Health and Family Nursing
This video program focuses on the process and issues inherent in assessing a geographic community and various aggregates within such a couumunity, using a partnership approach. The concept and methods of community/aggregate assessment are described, as is the role of…
Resilience in Health Crises
Part of the Series: Spiritual Nursing Collection
In this video program, the concept of resilience is explored, using the experience of a woman who is dealing with a chronic health problem - plus the experience of her family. Factors contributing to the development and maintenance of resilience…
Spirituality in HIV/AIDS
Part of the Series: Spiritual Nursing Collection
Through the comments of a professional who works with people afflicted with HIV/AIDS, as well as a woman who is HIV-positive, this video focuses on the place of spirituality in HIV/AIDS. How a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS impacts the whole person…
Spirituality in Health Care
Part of the Series: Spiritual Nursing Collection
This video focuses on the concept of spirituality. Various definitions of spirituality are examined. Through a variety of interviews, common expressions of spirituality, such as religion, art, music, nature, and writing are explored. The place of spirituality in health care…
Home Visiting in Community Health Nursing
Part of the Series: Community Health and Family Nursing
Home visiting is part of the every-day experience of community health nurses. This video program examines the practice of home visiting from the perspectives of both a public health nurse and a home care nurse. Advantages, possible contexts and the…
Emergency Management in Public Health - The H1N1 Example
Part of the Series: Community Health and Family Nursing
This video focuses on the activities of public health professionals and their partners as they illustrate the stages of emergency management: prevention and mitigation; preparedness; response to the disaster; and recovery following the disaster. Although these stages may be applicable…
Spirituality in Children and Adolescents: Implications for Clinicians
Part of the Series: Spiritual Nursing Collection
Through the comments of four professionals, the place of spirituality in the care of children and adolescents is explored in this video. Childhood and adolescent spirituality is discussed, including the impact of developmental stages on spirituality. Examples from practice are…
Community Health Nursing: A Practical View
Part of the Series: Community Health and Family Nursing
The "real world" of community health nursing practice in rural and urban settings is explored through the voices and activities of home health nurses and public health nurses. This video highlights differences and commonalities between these two types of nursing…
Primary Health Care in Community Health Nursing
Part of the Series: Community Health and Family Nursing
This video program illustrates the interconnection between primary health care and community health nursing. Examples are given which illustate how the principles of primary health care are integrated into community health nursing practice. The role of the community health nurse…
Spirituality in Parkinson's
Part of the Series: Spiritual Nursing Collection
Through the voices of two people with Parkinson's disease, the place of spirituality in Parkinson's is explored in this video. The meaning of Parkinson's in the person's life is also explored, including the impact of the person's spirituality in managing…
Community Development in Community Health Nursing
Part of the Series: Community Health and Family Nursing
In this video program, the experiences of community health nurses and community members are used to examine the concept and principles of community development. How community development fits within community health nursing practice is illustrated, including the role of the…
Spiritual Care In Nursing Practice
Part of the Series: Spiritual Nursing Collection
This video examines the rationale and the place of spirituality in nursing practice through the eyes of a critical care nurse. Guidelines for incorporating spiritual care into practice are explored, as well as nursing skills necessary for effective spiritual care.…
Family Intervention in Community Health Nursing
Part of the Series: Community Health and Family Nursing
This video program focuses on various aspects of family nursing interventions within the context of community health nursing practice. In this video, front line community health nurses share their insights and practice stories, enabling a myriad of community health nursing…
Spiritual Care & Chronic Health Problems
Part of the Series: Spirituality in Health and Nursing Care
This video identifies key characteristics of chronic health problems and how those characteristics could impact on a person's spirituality. Spiritual practices that nurture spirituality are described. Key spiritual issues and needs experienced by persons with chronic health problems are identified…
Spirituality in Health and Nursing Care
This collection is a valuable adjunct for use in classroom/seminar settings or in continuing education for health professionals. Audiovisual resources are known to enhance the learning experience of students. This is particularly so when these resources are linked to "real…
8 videos
Community Health and Family Nursing
This collection is a valuable adjunct for use in classroom/seminar settings or in continuing education for health professionals. Audiovisual resources are known to enhance the learning experience of students. This is particularly so when these resources are linked to "real…
9 videos