NUR 448 Community Health Nursing

Prerequisites: NUR 350 & 353 with C or better.

This course focuses on integration and application of public-health and community based nursing care. Social, cultural, economic, and political influences on families, communities, and the healthcare system will be explored. Emphasis is on assessment and health planning with families and populations at risk for health problems. Clinical experiences provide the student with opportunities to care for clients in congruence with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN's) Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice and the Standards of Community Health Nursing Practice. Community-based clinical/practicum settings include a variety of health and social agencies in nearby Appalachian counties. This course includes four hours of theory/classroom experience each week and 84 hours of clinical experience per term. Appropriate standardized exam is required. NOTES: Taken Fall Term of senior year. Course Fee: $58.00


1 Course Credit