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NURS 6400 Nursing Practice and Public Health in Community (Fall: 2 )


Course Description

This course introduces students to the conceptual and scientific frameworks of population-centered nursing through didactic and clinical experiences focused on community focused care. The course will examine social and economic influences on health care delivery and vulnerability of individuals, families, and populations in community settings. Issues of emerging infectious diseases and disaster preparedness will be addressed. Emphasis is placed on the variety of roles/functions nurses have in population-centered care including that of public health and primary care. Clinical experiences will focus on the role of the nurse with emphasis on current evidence, clinical expertise, health outcomes, and collaboration.


Instructor(s): Donna Cullinan and Melissa Sutherland

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 19-Feb-14