Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Dec 08, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023

NUR 472 - Population Health and Health Promotion

(6) This theory and clinical course provides an overview of community based care and community oriented nursing. Knowledge will be acquired in the areas of health promotion, disease prevention, epidemiology, environmental health, emergency/disaster preparedness, health policy, and the care of vulnerable populations. Levels of prevention, risk factors, and major determinants of health are explored from a Biblical perspective. Health agencies, policy, global health issues, and mass casualty disasters are included. Health care coordination, quality, and access are emphasized. Skills will be acquired in the areas of community assessment, program planning, implementation, and evaluation of population based interventions. A practicum experience in a population focused setting is required.

Prerequisites: NUR 315 ; Nursing majors only.
When Offered
Every fall semester.