Oct 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 406 - Nursing Care of Populations and Individuals in the Community II


4 Credits
This course continues discussion of current public health topics begun in NURS 404 - Nursing Care of Populations and Individuals in the Community I  and adds the role of nurse in providing care to patients in the community. Topics include safety while caring for patients in community settings, home and hospice care, community assessment, health promotion across the lifespan, health literacy, violence, substance abuse, disaster management, vulnerable populations, environmental health, and health care systems and finance. Students are placed in community settings for a clinical experience that includes school-based health centers, home care and hospice care agencies, outpatient clinics and community outreach venues that serve vulnerable populations. A care plan for the patient in the community is completed as a requirement for the clinical experience.

 
Prerequisite(s): NURS 404 - Nursing Care of Populations and Individuals in the Community I  



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