Oct 20, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 7608 - ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH NURSING

[3 Credits]
This course focuses on Upstream Environmental Health, and the elements of the environment; principles of toxicology; contaminant exposure, risk and control; vulnerable populations and health/illness consequences; legislative and regulatory issues; and implications for advanced practice environmental health nursing. Environmental justice, health inequities ethics, caring, and public policy; Precautionary Principle, and the related roles of nurse advocacy will be included. Local, national and global ecological and environmental perspectives and social/human contributory factors will be explored. Prerequisites: BIOS 6100, NURS 6324