September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NM 352 - Public Health Nursing^

This course provides the foundation for community-based application to examine a variety of issues in healthcare practice. Students are able to complete a community assessment and develop a community program for a population at risk. Students are able to explore dimensions of multicultural issues and the impact of health policy on the health of a community. The clinical experience in this course focuses on comprehensive management of family, groups, and community clients within the context of the nursing process and public health science. Emphasis is placed on the assessment and development of nursing care systems for families, groups, and populations within communities. Interrelated classroom and clinical experiences include care of clients across the life span and at all levels of prevention with an emphasis on preventative health services and health promotion. Semester Credit Hours 3.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 45.00 Prerequisites: None. Corequisite: None.