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NURS 4340
International Health Nursing
Three semester hours, theory only. (SP)
This synthesis level course examines international problems and challenges within the context of current political-social-cultural-economic international realities. Looking at health and health care as a basic human right students will explore basic health-related concepts and trends within a global context. Immigration, socioeconomic conditions and environmental factors will be analyzed in relationship to border health. Special attention will be paid to the impact NAFTA and various "maquila" phenomena have had on border health, the profession of nursing and the future socioeconomic growth and/or development of the two Laredos. To earn credit, this course must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Prerequisite: NURS 3305, NURS 4665 or permission of instructor.

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