Jul 07, 2022  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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NUR 440 Community Health Nursing

4 Credits

This senior level course applies the nursing process in delivery of primary, secondary, and tertiary health services with individuals, families, and aggregates in community settings. Course content focuses on the concepts of community and public health nursing, public health science, and roles, responsibilities, and practice setting of community health nurses. Students examine the economic, sociocultural, and ethical influences on community health nursing. Relevant literature is critiqued for applicability to nursing theory and practice in community health settings. Opportunities are provided to evaluate various population-based approaches to practice. Areas of study are reinforced through laboratory and clinical experiences.

Laboratory/Clinical Requirement(s): (This course includes 14 laboratory hours and 63 clinical hours.)

Prerequisite(s): NUR 405 , NUR 410 , and NUR 430 .

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