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NURS 6340 - ADVANCE PUBLIC HEALTH/COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING I

[4 Credits]
This is the first in a sequence of four courses, which has both didactic and clinical (150 hours) components. It is based on Healthy People 2010 is the foundation, and the program is developed from the Scope and Standards of Public Health Nursing, and the Public Health Nurse Competencies (Quad Council of Public Health Nursing Organizations), with perspectives of population focused, community oriented advanced nursing practice. This course examines the history of public health nursing, the implications for today’s practice, the roles, responsibilities and competencies expected of the advanced practice public health/community health nurse in diverse health settings. Theoretical frameworks and research of the public health discipline applied to evidence based advanced public health/community health nursing practice and the implications for this practice are analyzed. The focus is advanced assessment of a).community needs and b). of a family, its cultural and other developmental needs, and the professional skills required to complete these. Prerequisites or Corequisites: NURS 6305, PATH 210, BIOS 6221.