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Last approved: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:03:50 GMT

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School of Nursing
Nursing (NURS)
NURS
4417
Community and Public Health Nursing
Community and Public Health Nu
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade
students in the RN to BSN program
Yes
2
6
No

Corequisites

25
Instructor: Dr. Karen Dawn or TBA
Email: kdawn@gwu.edu
Phone: 571-553-0183
Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
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Fee Type


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Introduction to the roles and responsibilities of nurses in community and population-based health.
At the completion of this course students will be able to:

1. Identify the historical context of the nurse in the community.
2. Investigate professional nursing roles in various community health settings.
3. Discuss basic epidemiologic concepts and measures of disease occurrence in populations.
4. Examine how regulatory, legislative, and public policy influences the promotion of health in communities and populations.
5. Utilize public health data to analyze the health of a community of interest.
6. Integrate community health concepts and principles of epidemiology in communicable disease, chronic disease, and social dysfunction.
7. Analyze environmental health hazards in relation to the health of communities.
8. Identify appropriate primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention strategies in working with populations at risk.
9. Evaluate how disasters affect people and their communities.
10. Apply the nursing process to communities and community programs

Course Attribute


Key: 10728