COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING

 

Subject: NUR

Course Number : 1404

Course Title:  COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING

Course Description:

This course provides learning experiences focused on the role of the nurse in community health nursing.  Community health nursing encompasses nursing practice in public health, voluntary, and private home health agencies, as well as population-focused care in the community.  Through the use of critical thinking and decision making, independence in clinical practice will be encouraged.  Students will have the opportunity to explore areas of epidemiology; health promotion within groups; family, group, and community assessment; and factors influencing the delivery of and access to community health services.  The health care needs of selected at-risk populations will be examined.

Credit Hours: 4 cr

GE: None       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  /Corequisite: NUR 1302, 1401, 1402

Course Level: upper level