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NURS 404. Health Care of Populations

Credits: 2
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Synthesize nursing and public health theory to promote and protect the health of populations through systematic assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation. Public health values, research, and collaborative activities.
Prerequisites: NURS 305, NURS 308, NURS 311, NURS 314, and NURS 312 or NURS 323, and NURS 315 or NURS 324
Corequisites: NURS 405 or NURS 422
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply knowledge and principles of public health nursing in designing holistic interventions for families, communities, and populations.
2. Utilize critical thinking to evaluate the availability, accessibility, acceptability, quality, and effectiveness of nursing practice for population groups.
3. Develop knowledge and skills to collaborate effectively with representatives of culturally diverse population groups and other health and human service professionals and organizations in promoting the health of the population.
4. Develop knowledge and skills to communicate effectively with representatives of diverse population groups, health and human service professionals and organizations in providing for, designing, and promoting population health.
5. Contribute to health care improvements through the planning and delivery of population-based health services to communities.
6. Analyze the importance social justice in advocacy for health and social policy, and delivery of public health programs to promote, preserve and influence the health and harmony of the population.
7. Incorporate related research; evidence based practice, computer technology, and informatics in providing nursing care for communities and populations.
8. Integrate professional behaviors, values standards into nursing practice.

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