Dec 07, 2023  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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NUR 440 Community Health Nursing

2 Credits

This Senior level course facilitates synthesis of theoretical concepts and principles needed for professional nursing practice in community settings. Emphasis is placed on delivery of primary, secondary, and tertiary health services for individuals, families, and aggregates with sensitivity to diversity, economics, sociocultural, and environmental influences encountered in the community. Students explore determinants of health, with emphasis on health promotion and disease and/or injury prevention. Implications of health care policy on issues of access, equity, affordability, and social justice are examined. Opportunities are provided to evaluate various population-based approaches to practice.

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

Prerequisite(s): NUR 405 , NUR 405CL , NUR 430  and NUR 430CL  

NOTE:  NUR 440 must be taken in conjunction with NUR 440CL .

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