Using Systems Thinking to Advance Global Health Engagement in Education and Practice
The integration of global health into nursing practice within complex systems requires a strategic approach. The System-Level Awareness Model (SAM) can be used to guide the process of enhancing systems thinking for global health. The purpose of this article is to explain the SAM and how to use it for integrating systems thinking into nursing education in academic, professional development, and continuing education settings to promote global health across the nursing continuum. Tips are provided on how to teach systems thinking for global health in nursing education and practice, consistent with continuing education national learning competencies for health care professionals.
Phillips, J. M.,
& Stalter, A. M.
(2018). Using Systems Thinking to Advance Global Health Engagement in Education and Practice. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 49 (4), 154-156.