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NURS 4417 : Community and Public Health Nursing
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:03:50 GMT
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:57:12 GMT
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RN-BSN: Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
RNAGPCNP-MSN: RN to MSN, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
RNFNP-MSN: Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
RNNM-MSN: Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Midwifery
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Community and Public Health Nursing
Short Course Title
Community and Public Health Nu
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students in the RN to BSN program
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Instructor: Dr. Karen Dawn or TBA
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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
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NURS 4417 - Syllabus - Community and Public Health Nursing 2717.docx
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