Population Health Nursing

This course focuses on population health issues in the local and wider global communities. Discussion is framed around nursing care of aggregates of the general population. Principles of epidemiology, community characteristics, and available health services will be examined. Research findings will be utilized to design health promotion and illness prevention strategies in the delivery of care. The effectiveness of community resources in caring for clients and their families across the lifespan will be analyzed to maximize function and maintain independence. Three (3) hours of theory and three (3) hours of clinical are required per week. Prerequisites: BIO 225 and 226 Microbiology and Lab, NSG 235 Health Assessment, NSG 255 Principles of Teaching and Learning.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 3
Practicum/Clinical/Studio/Student Teaching/Field Work/Internship hours: 3 per week


Last updated: 08/10/2021