Binghamton University’s Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences has created a series of six educational modules to help health professionals increase their knowledge with the goal of advancing healthcare for all people.
Who can register
The Healthcare for All People: Educational Modules programming is open to undergraduate and graduate nursing students, registered nurses, master of public health students, healthcare professionals and interested members of the community.
There is no charge for the program.
In 2023, the program received grant funding from the Kresge Center for Nursing Research at Binghamton University's Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences to update and add module topics.
In 2021, the program was funded by the Barbara H. Chaffee, MD, MPH Educational Fund at the Community Foundation for South Central New York and was titled Educational Modules Focused on Vulnerable Populations.
About the program
The program is available via Brightspace and offers a self-paced, independent, topic-specific learning experience. Each module will take 1–2 hours to complete.
Module topics are:
- Social Determinants of Health
- Trauma Informed Care
- Sexually Transmitted Infections
- Hepatitis C
- Persons without a Home
- There are also a pop quiz, program evaluation and attestation statement
- Optional topic: HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
The program features health education, services and advocacy.
Each module includes a meet-the-guest-lecturer; required readings from articles, websites and/or video links; topic-specific presentation; and reflection questions.
Upon the successful completion of the program, participants will be offered the option to qualify for 10 contact hours of continuing education. Details and learning outcomes are below.
Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD)
Binghamton University Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
At the conclusion of the educational activity, learners will:
- Report increased knowledge of barriers to obtaining optimal health.
- Report strategies to improve health equity for all individuals.
The program is open to registrants.