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NURS 7610 - PUBLIC HEALTH/COMMUNITY HEALH NURSING I: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES AND SANDARDS

[7 Credits]
The first course in the public health/community health nursing series provides history of public health/community health nursing, along with an overview of the eight principles of practice, the domains of practive with core competencies, and the Standards of Professional Public Health Nursing. The emhasis is on primary prevention. Students utilize a systems perspective and ecological theory within the context of the current healthcare delivery system to develop community and family assessment skillls, and survelience skills. Emphasis is placed on critical thingking and in dept learning, leadership, and collabrative practive. Practicum focuses on developing skill in the application of advanced public health/community health nursing practice competencies under the guidance of course faculty and supervison by approved preceptors.