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NURS 4460 Community Health Nursing

4 hours

Majors (Adult)


This course focuses on nursing care on the application of community health nursing concepts with individuals, families, groups, and populations. Emphasis is placed on applying the nursing process to problems of persons from a variety of cultural groups and to those with developmental and situational crises. In the clinical setting, students work with persons across the age span and in various community settings to assess and identify real and potential health risks, as well as implement health promotion and disease prevention interventions.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 2330 Health Assessment, NURS 3010 Professional Communication, NURS 3050 Issues of Professional Nursing Practice, NURS 3310 Nursing Theories, NURS 3340 Health Care Ethics, NURS 3360 Introduction to Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice,NURS 4400 Management and Leadership in Health Care, and PSYCH 2350 Lifespan Development or other approved lifespan course.