Sentinel U® Introduces ALIGN℠ Community Health Course Digital Learning Resources
The digital curriculum provides nurse educators with 16 weeks of content that aligns seamlessly with community health course curriculum standards, eliminating the need for textbooks.
WATERBURY, Conn., June 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sentinel U®a provider of web-based simulation teaching technology solutions for nursing schools, hospital systems and healthcare professionals, has launched ALIGN℠ Community Health Course Digital Teaching Resources, its first university course for nursing in community health.
Available this fall as an add-on bonus to the award-winning Sentinel City® v.5 and Sentinel Town® virtual simulations, two industry-leading resources for community and population health, ALIGN provides nurse educators with a comprehensive and continuously updated program comprising 16 thematic areas. Content areas include disaster management and preparedness, mental health and addictions, environmental health and safety, vulnerable populations, and global health, among others. The course exercises use best practices from organizations such as the American Red Cross and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as pre-briefing resources.
The out-of-the-box, easily adoptable community health course takes the stress and time out of program planning. Each content area includes objectives, introductions, assessments, recaps and recommendations for activities in Sentinel City® v.5 and Sentinel Town®, available to users through a searchable electronic catalog. Each activity is aligned to industry standards with objectives, pre-brief and Sentinel U EMPOWER™ debriefing.
“We designed this program as a valuable resource and time saver for nurse educators,” said Jeffrey CaplanPresident of Sentinel U. “It can take months to create or update a program, but Sentinel U’s ALIGN Community Health resource does the heavy lifting for nurse educators with the added benefit of being easily adapted for reflect the major shifts in the ever-changing healthcare landscape.”
Developed in Sentinel U’s signature style using robust experiential scenarios, the Community Health course will appeal to the next generation of learners accustomed to using technology to augment learning. The digital course eliminates the need for a textbook, making it a more convenient solution for students and teachers.
“Today’s students are digital natives who learn best when immersed in a scenario and actively engaged in their education, not by reading basic skills from a textbook. We are excited to elevate take learning to the next level with our new enhancement,” said Dr. Laura Gonzalezvice president of clinical learning resources at Sentinel U.
Webinar training is available for teachers. For more information about Sentinel U, please visit https://www.sentilu.com/.
About Sentinel U®
Sentinel U® is a leading provider of healthcare simulations and learning innovations for nursing students and healthcare professionals. Its authentic virtual simulations and clinical experiences are best practice for engaging learners in real-world scenarios to gain unparalleled clinical judgment and critical thinking experience. A division of the American Sentinel College of Nursing & Health Sciences in Postgraduate, Sentinel U is an industry leader in virtual simulation education for more than 130,000 learning experiences worldwide. To learn more about Sentinel U and its comprehensive portfolio of virtual simulation products, visit www.sentilu.com.
SOURCE Sentinel U