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NURS 435 - Multicultural Community Health Nursing


5 Credits
This course examines cultural and community influences on the health and illness of individuals, families, groups and communities. Discuss theory relevant to the concepts of culture, community, health, illness and healing through case studies and 60 hours of multicultural field placements. Students create an assessment tool to examine the health of a particular culture using epidemiological and ethnographic methods that may build on the proposal written in NURS 416 - Nursing Research . Student will compare health and illness patterns in selected regions of global communities. Students are required to do 60 hours of field work in a multicultural community health care setting. Students and faculty will collaborate to locate appropriate clinical sites.
Prerequisite(s): Statistics course or MATH 110 - Elementary Statistics  
Corequisite(s): Must have Connecticut RN license
Other: Open to Program for Adult Learners students only



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