Sep 19, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 7607 - HEALTH AND WELLBEING: HEALTH PROMOTION, DISEASE PREVENTION AND MANAGING CHRONIC DISEASE

[3 Credits]
This course will examine the determinants of health and wellbeing and how the overall health of a population may be improved from the perspectives of several theoretical frameworks. Health promotion, disease prevention, and managing chronic prevention from the perspectives of populations and aggregates is the focus, with an emphasis on healthy behaviors in different age groups, sex, ethnicity and the impact of socio-economic factors. The importance of the role of the advanced practice nurse in implementing health promotion, disease prevention interventions and managing chronic disease is addressed.