Dec 02, 2020  
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NUR 4636C - Community Health Nursing


4 credits
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the RN to BSN Program.  Current valid, unencumbered, and unrestricted Florida RN license.
This course focuses on the promotion of health and the professional practice role of the community health/ public health nurse.  The student is introduced to the concepts of community / population assessment, health promotion, health maintenance, epidemiology, disease prevention, and health education.  The nursing care of the community / population as the client is explored with attention to development of programs to address the three levels of prevention as well as health maintenance across the lifespan.  Vulnerable populations within a community are addressed as well as disaster preparedness concepts.  The course includes 45 laboratory hours during which the student explores the community, resources in place for public and community health, and proposes a project to address a community / public health nursing care problem in their community.



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