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Peer Review

VIDEO: Public Health Nursing Roles - Foster Care



Overall Rating:

4 stars
Content Quality: 4 stars
Effectiveness: 4 stars
Ease of Use: 4 stars
Reviewed: May 08, 2002 by Health Sciences
Overview: This 14 minute streaming video clip provides an overview of foster care nursing,
including the purpose, goals, and significance of foster care nursing through
an interview of two foster care nurses by a community health nursing instructor.

Learning Goals: The goal of this material is to inform about the purpose, goals, and process of
foster care nursing.
Target Student Population: Graduate and Undergraduate nursing students
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills: None
Type of Material: Streaming video/audio
Recommended Uses:
Technical Requirements: Must have Real Player, a free downloadable plug-in application.

Evaluation and Observation

Content Quality

Rating: 4 stars
Strengths: This module is clear, concise, flexible, and provides accurate information in an
attractive format
Concerns: There are no objectives or text given with this, so it would require some type
of introduction or assignment.

Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool

Rating: 4 stars
Strengths: Nice format, it would be easy to learn a great deal in a brief amount of time.
Concerns: Does not identify learning objectives or prerequisite knowledge.

Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty

Rating: 4 stars
Strengths: This is a 14 minute streaming video/audio that can be viewed with the use of the
Real Player plug-in, a free downloadable software.
Concerns: This module is not interactive.

Other Issues and Comments: