Dec 01, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 79 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 79 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS - 410. Population and Public Health Nursing Perspectives

6 credit(s)
This course focuses on the application of theoretical and empirical knowledge using the nursing process with a population or community group. Emphasis is placed on the community assessment process and the development of nursing strategies to assist multi-problem families while considering health on a continuum, throughout the lifespan. Focuses on transcultural nursing concepts, family systems theory, theories of adaptation and educational needs of various populations will be addressed. The clinical component is focused on the development of a broader perspective of the nurse’s role in a variety of clinical and environmental settings. In addition, the nurse’s role on the public health team and an understanding of the diverse health care needs of various cultural groups and the LBGTQ population will be studied. Concepts include epidemiology, healthcare policy, economics, health disparity, cultural diversity, health literacy, disease prevention, health promotion, injury prevention and family care.

Note: Offered by Baldwin Nursing Program. Specialized professional courses, restricted to students who have been admitted into Nursing Program.

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