Special Features: Education
Cinemeducation: Teaching Family Assessment Skills Using Full-Length Movies
Article first published online: 18 MAR 2013
© 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Public Health Nursing
Volume 30, Issue 3, pages 239–245, May/June 2013
How to Cite
Wilson, A. H., Blake, B. J., Taylor, G. A. and Hannings, G. (2013), Cinemeducation: Teaching Family Assessment Skills Using Full-Length Movies. Public Health Nursing, 30: 239–245. doi: 10.1111/phn.12025
- Issue published online: 16 APR 2013
- Article first published online: 18 MAR 2013
- family assessment;
- nursing education
A thorough family assessment provides a foundation for the nursing process when working with families. Therefore, nurses, along with other health care providers must develop expertise in conducting family assessments to provide the best possible care within the community. This article describes an innovative educational strategy using movies to teach family assessment skills and puts forth recommendations for future research to provide evidence to support this teaching modality.