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NURS 7612 - PUBLIC HEALTH/COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING III: PROGRAM EVALUATION, PUBLIC HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

[8 Credits]
This course focuses on program evaluation, policy development and grant writing. Students further develop their skills and knowledge of the structure and strategies of the process of program evaluation. Some of the social, political, legal and ethical forces that shape evaluation design, implementation, and utilization will be studied. Students refine their intervention program with an emphasis on outputs and outcomes in order to ensure program is cost effective and cost efficient, delivering the required services. Policies, procedures and data management systems are developed for sustainability of program. Health policy and health law and the implications for advanced public health/community health nursing are examined. The process of developing a health policy is explored. The process of applying and writing a grant for funding a specific public health nursing project is analyzed. Practicum focuses on ongoing competency development in advanced public health/community health nursing practice competencies under the guidance of course faculty and supervision by approved preceptors.