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Fostering global citizenship in nursing education the role of the united nations

Fostering Global Citizenship in Nursing Education:The Role of the United Nations

Jordanian Nursing Council

Amman, Jordan

April 2010 Dr. Mary E. Norton


Overview of presentation

Overviewof Presentation

  • Citizenship

    • Definition

    • Why teach it?

  • Importance in nursing education

    • Mission statement

    • Essential core knowledge

    • Strengths and Challenges of eLearning

  • Role of Partners

  • Outcomes


Overview of presentation continued

Overview of Presentation (continued)

  • United Nations experience

    • Background

    • Challenges

    • Learning opportunities

    • Strengths

    • Outcomes

  • Alternative teaching methods

    • Technology

    • Collaborations

  • Conclusion


Citizenship

Citizenship

  • Definition

    • Legal and political status

    • Member of community/state

    • Rights / responsibilities

    • General forms of behavior (social/moral)

      Source: Citizenship Foundation (2006). Making sense of citizenship. What is citizenship, and why teach it? (chpt.1). Retrieved November 21, 2008 from http://www.citizenshipfoundation.org.uk/main/page.php?286


Citizenship continued

Citizenship (continued)

  • Why teach citizenship?

    • To be informed of :

      • Rights

      • Responsibilities

      • Acceptable forms of social and moral behavior

  • Actively contribute to the political process in a complex and diverse society

    Source: Citizenship Foundation (2006). Making sense of citizenship. What is citizenship, and why teach it? (chpt.1). Retrieved November 21, 2008 from http://www.citizenshipfoundation.org.uk/main/page.php?286


Citizenship continued1

Citizenship (continued)

  • Importance in Nursing Education

    -Mission statement*

    • ….Prepare students to meet the challenges of the new century with informed minds and understanding hearts….

    • ….Service to others

    • ….Global understanding

      * Felician College: The Franciscan College of New Jersey. Undergraduate catalog (2008-09). Division of Nursing and Health Management Mission Statement (p.230). New Jersey: Lodi. Author


Citizenship continued2

Citizenship (continued)

  • The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice.

    • Essential 1-Liberal Education

      • Fosters engagement in global society

      • Develop skills in inquiry, analysis, critical thinking, and communication

      • Appreciation for cultural and ethnic diversity

      • Multidisciplinary approach to problem solving

      • Team work

        Source: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2008). The essentials of baccalaureate education for professional nursing practice (pp.10-12). Washington, DC Author.


United nations experience

United Nations Experience

  • Background

    • Assessment

    • Non-Governmental Organizational Status

      • Benefits

  • Challenges

    • American student interest

    • Scheduling

      • Classes

      • Work

      • Cost


United nations experience continued

United Nations Experience (continued)

Learning opportunities

Learning opportunities

Develop Leadership Skills

Committee Chair /Collaboration

Innovative Projects

Networking

Official UN representatives

Non-Governmental Organizations

Graduate and Undergraduate / disciplines

  • College credits

    • 3 credits – humanities elective

    • Franciscan – core course

  • Multidisciplinary

    • Open to all majors

    • UN conferences


60 th annual dpi ngo conference participants 2007

60th Annual DPI/NGO ConferenceParticipants (2007)


Academic institutions

Academic Institutions

  • City University of New York - NY

  • Columbia University – School of Public Health - NY

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University - NJ

  • Fordham University - NY

  • Harvard University - Massachusetts

  • Hunter College - NY

  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice - NY

  • Montclair State University – NJ

  • Princeton University - NJ


60 th annual dpi ngo conference student poster presentation

60th Annual DPI/NGO Conference Student Poster Presentation


United nations experience continued1

United Nations Experience (continued)

  • Strengths

    • Work with other NGOs

    • Importance of second language

    • Multicultural, multidisciplinary, multisectoral approach to issues

    • Health

    • Civil societyStability

    • GovernmentSecurity

    • Development Work force constraints


United nations experience continued2

United Nations Experience (continued)

Outcomes

Alternative study abroad offering

Faculty

Co-chair committees

Panel presenters

Mentor students from other academic institutions

Outcomes

  • New course offerings

    • Liberal Arts

    • Business

    • Certificate program

  • Students

    • Board members

    • Change major

    • State Department


60 th annual dpi ngo conference faculty presentation

60th Annual DPI/NGO Conference Faculty Presentation


Alternative teaching methods

Alternative Teaching Methods

  • Technology

    • United Nations documents

      • Available electronically

      • Briefings/conferences webcast

      • Interactive technology/briefings/conferences

    • Course Module

      • Incorporate electronic briefing in course

        • Diabetes

        • Mental Health a Global Priority

        • Millennium Villages – Fighting Poverty

        • Human Rights for Women


Alternative teaching methods continued

Alternative Teaching Methods (continued)

  • Collaborations

    • Academic Institutions

      • Fairleigh Dickinson University UN Pathways

        • Ambassador lectures

        • Video conferences

      • Lower Hudson Valley Catholic College and University Consortium

        • Student Global Leadership Program

      • Fordham University UN Leadership Development Initiative

        • Mentor students

        • UN Youth Committee


Conclusion

Conclusion

  • The United Nations experience fosters global citizenship in nursing education by:

    • Learning rights, responsibilities, acceptable forms of social and moral international behavior.

    • Fostering engagement in the global society.

    • Learning the importance of a multicultural, multidisciplinary, multisectoral approach to global issues.

    • Developing skills in inquiry, analysis, critical thinking and communication.

    • Learning the importance of collaboration.


References

References

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2008). The essentials of baccalaureate education for professional nursing practice (pp.10-12). Washington, DC Author.

Annan, Kofi (2006). Public health challenges, also affect development and security. UN Chronicle Online Edition. Retrieved November 21, 2008 from

http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2006/issue2/0206p04.htm

Citizenship Foundation (2006). Making sense of citizenship. What is citizenship, and why teach it? (chpt.1). Retrieved November 21, 2008 from

http://www.citizenshipfoundation.org.uk/main/page.php?286

Felician College: The Franciscan College of New Jersey. Undergraduate catalog (2008-09). Division of Nursing and Health Management Mission Statement (p.230). New Jersey: Lodi. Author

United Nations Department of Public Information, NGO Relations (2008). Archived documents www.un.org/dpi/ngosection

United Nations Department of Public Information, NGO Relations (2008). Provisional NGO briefing and events calendar.


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