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

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 practice with core competencies, and the Standards of Professional Public Health Nursing. The emphasis 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 skills, and surveillance skills. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and in dept learning, leadership, and collaborative practice. Practicum focuses on developing skill in the application of advanced public health/community health nursing practice competencies under the guidance of course faculty and supervision by approved preceptors.