Poverty Simulation: Implications on Nursing Curriculum
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related nursing
Describe the impact of a poverty simulation on undergraduate nursing students attitudes toward those in poverty. Describe the impact of a poverty simulation on nursing students’ evolving professional identity and professional practice. List additional strategies and experiential techniques in nursing education to enhance the competence of nursing students in working with those in poverty. Evaluate the impact of a poverty simulation on nursing students development of empathy and sensitivity for vulnerable populations.
Keyword(s): Nursing Education, Poverty
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal investigator of multiple research projects related to nursing students and their attitudes toward vulnerable populations. Further, I have previously presented on the development and implementation of poverty simulations in nursing education, and have an abstracts in review for a presentation on utilizing HUD's annual PIT count as homelessness-focused service learning across disciplines. Moreover, I have developed multiple teaching strategies to engage nursing students with vulnerable populations to enhance professional attitudes.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.