Practice Community and Population Health in a Risk-Free Learning Environment

Practice Community and Population Health in a Risk-Free Learning Environment

Enhanced Sentinel City® v.5—Available THIS Fall!

  • Audio/Visual Upgrades
  • Interface and Performance Improvements
  • Real World Datasets

  • Content Expansions

    • New Key Informants
    • New Citizens and Locations
    • Upgraded Family Support and Home Assessment
    • Assignment Catalog Enhancements
  • New Features

    • Auditory Bus Tour
    • New Suburban Neighborhood
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Simulation-Based Learning for Nursing Students

Sentinel City, our flagship innovation, is an online learning platform that teaches community and population health through an engaging and rewarding screen-based virtual experience.

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Comprehensive Datasets

Utilize the new Sentinel City v.5 datasets to meet Public Health core competencies such as biostats, epidemiology, demography, workplace health, infectious diseases, community assessment and program planning and evaluation. Using these datasets, the public health nurse can make assessments in the areas of community health status, social determinants of health, social justice and disease prevention. Our robust datasets are accurate, reliable, and cited.

Sentinel City can be Used for a Variety of Assignments Throughout a Term, Course, and Entire Program.

Sample of Assignment Topics Available

  • Family Support Assessment
  • Home Safety Assessment Nursing Diagnosis and Care Plan
  • Basic Windshield Survey
  • Professional Roles and Organizations
  • Health Policy Recommendations
  • Compare & Contrast: City vs Town
  • Tornado Emergency Response Planning
  • Civic Disturbance / Emergency Response & Social Media Communication
  • ABC Day Care Emergency Scenario
  • NEW pandemic assignments
  • Nutritional Assessment
  • Malnutrition among the Older-Elderly
  • Population-Focused Interventions
  • Global Community Health Issues
  • Community and Health Subsystem

– Assignments

– Physical Environment

– Communication

– Economics

– Education

– Health & Social Services

– Politics and Government

– Recreation

–  Safety & Transportation

The Family Support & Home Assessment dashboard shows overall student progress in each section of the assessment.

Aligns with QSEN Quality and Safety Competencies, new AACN Essentials, NLN Core Competencies, and Quad Council Core Competencies.

Offers learners up to 30 simulated clinical hours

$99 per Student

Students practice critical thinking, observation and care planning in a risk-free environment. Originally developed to teach nursing students how to conduct windshield surveys, Sentinel City now includes 30 assignments and our Family Support and Home Assessment virtual clinical scenario.

Many clients map this simulation to their Community or Population Health Nursing courses, and while the hours and activities within the model are almost limitless, most clients use Sentinel City to earn about 30 hours for each of their learners.

Faculty members enjoy the variety that comes with the Assignment Catalog; this virtual city can cover everything from community assessments and infection prevention and control issues to natural disasters and population-focused interventions.

  • 13 diverse citizens
  • 16 locations with 100+ sets of unique data and demographics
  • “Camera” and notes wizard for recording observations; name and date-stamp verify student integrity
  • Fully integrated Family Support and Home Assessment with Care Plan
  • Assignment Catalog includes 30 easily implemented assignments with grading rubrics
  • Admin Portal with access to activity reports
  • Detailed faculty guide complete with Quick Start Guide, Troubleshooting, Teaching Suggestions, FAQs, and more

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