2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 25, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 402 - Population Health: Nursing Care in the Community

This course investigates the role of the nurse in the application of nursing process to groups of individuals or to communities with similar health needs and problems.  This course will focus on the needs of communities and groups of individuals within communities in need of mental health prevention care as well as acute and chronic mental health needs. Emphasis is placed on assisting individuals, families and communities with the promotion, restoration, maintenance of health and the evaluation of nursing care in those situations. This course includes both didactic/theoretical learning as well as exposure to adult patients in a variety of clinical settings.
Credits: 6
Prerequisite: NURS 301  
Offered in the Fall and Spring Semesters. Offered in the Summer.