NURS 7004 - Population Focused Care in Com, 4 Credits

Prerequisite(s): NURS 6003 with C or better and NURS 6403 with C or better and BIOL 6403 with C or better

Level: Upper

Course Attributes: Clinical Liability Insurance

This course focuses on the study of the role of the nurse in evaluation of current public health issues and population-focused health care delivery. Key public health concepts and frameworks will be examined from an evidenced based perspective. Principles of social justice and public health policy will be discussed as they interrelate with a variety of populations, with an emphasis on specific needs of rural communities. A forty-five hour preceptor guided community health immersion experience will provide an opportunity for the student to utilize the public health nursing model to participate in community assessment, identification of resources, and planning of primary health prevention/promotion activities.