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NURS 4622

Community Health Nursing

Six semester hours, three theory, nine clinical. (FL)

Community health nursing emphasizes the development of knowledge and skills integral to working with communities. Epidemiological principles will provide the framework for conducting community assessments. Students will work in mutuality with community groups to assess their health care needs, emphasizing the cultural and environmental contexts of health problems. In partnership with this group, students will examine the entire range of health needs and resources (folk and traditional) available within this community, identify strengths and weaknesses of those resources, and work in partnership with the community to address its felt needs. To earn credit, this course must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Prerequisites: NURS 3302, NURS 3314, NURS 3315, NURS 3590, NURS 3665. Pre- or Co-requisite: NURS 3305, NURS 4665.

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