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NURS 4260 Population Health Nursing Theory (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course introduces the conceptual and scientific frameworks of population health, emphasizing public health nursing roles. The course integrates health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention across the life span in a range of local and global settings, using case examples that nurses, as part of interdisciplinary teams, will encounter. Community assessment and epidemiological methods are introduced. Health disparities and vulnerability are examined through an ecological lens together with traditional and emerging public health issues. Students will learn about bridging population health and clinical care in order to meet the prevention health needs of individuals, families, and populations.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: NURS4250, NURS4251, NURS4252, NURS4253

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Last Updated: 13-May-15