Community Health Nursing

This course will explore how community health nurses use concepts from nursing and public health to provide comprehensive, continuous, preventive healthcare thereby promoting health for communities, populations at risk, aggregates, families, and individuals. Students will use critical thinking skills to formulate healthcare strategies which consider the biopsychosocial, cultural, ethical, legal and economic issues impacting the community as a client. The clinical practicum focuses on clients with diverse needs in a variety of settings.

Prerequisites: NURS 03303