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Community Health Nursing

Focuses on the concepts of public health, epidemiology and community health nursing with emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. An assessment of a rural community is completed. Cultural influences, chronic health problems, communicable diseases, disaster preparedness, health financing and environmental issues are examined in relation to community and family health practices. Health risks of individuals and families in the community are explored in terms of teaching/learning activities, caring ethics, nursing process and research through evidence-based practice. This course includes theory and clinical practice. Prerequisites: Must meet all nursing progression requirements.

Credit Hours:
Course Number:
NURS 460
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