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NURS400 Population Focused Community Health Nursing

The course focuses on primary, secondary and tertiary prevention within a community that emphasizes community as client.. Application of the nursing process to individuals, families, groups utilizing systems theory and group dynamics within a variety of community settings. Epidemiology, health promotion, prevention, and restoration for clients of diverse populations are emphasized. The influence of culture, economics, politics, environments, and ethics as they impact community health nursing practice are explored. The role of RN as coordinator of care is emphasized. Students will identify, plan and implement a health promotion project using evidence based practice and collaboration with community members for a selected population.