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NURN 4340

Global Health Nursing

Three semester hours, theory only. Writing Intensive (WIN) course. (SP)

This capstone course brings together content from the entire nursing curriculum to examine global health problems and challenges within the context of current geo-political-social-culrural-economic-environmental-internatinal health realities. Looking at health and health care as a basic human right, students will analyze population health-related conditions and trends within a global context. Information from political, socioeconomic, and environmental factors will be analyzed in relationship to health and health care delivery. Students will examine multinational corporate activities, the social and health consequences of armed conflict and rapid development, and the ways in which cultural and religious practices and beliefs may impact population health. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

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