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NURS 4450 Community Health Nursing for Traditional BSN Students

6 hours

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This course focuses on application of community health nursing concepts with aggregates, families, and populations. The role of the community health nurse in caring for specific aggregates is addressed. The clinical component requires students to apply the nursing process to promote the health of persons from various cultural groups and those with developmental and situational crises. Students work with persons throughout the age span and in a variety of community settings.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 2180 Health Assessment for Traditional BSN Students, NURS 3050 Issues of Professional Nursing Practice, NURS 3310 Nursing Theories and Contemporary Nursing Practice, 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, with grades of "C" or better.