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NURS 405. Health Care of Populations (Clinical)

Credits: 3
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Planning and implementing nursing care for individuals, families, and aggregates in public health agencies, schools, and other community settings.
Prerequisites: NURS 305, NURS 308, NURS 311, NURS 314, and NURS 312 or NURS 323, and NURS 315 or NURS 324
Corequisites: NURS 404
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Students rotate among settings with clinical hours including evenings and Saturdays.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply public health principles, theory and research-based knowledge into professional nursing practice.
2. Be prepared to practice in a culturally diverse, rapidly changing, global society, who are engaged in professional development.
3. Utilize critical thinking in the provision of holistic, evidenced-based public health practice including integrative health that is culturally and ethnically sensitive and addresses the needs of the individuals, families, groups, and communities.
4. Integrate knowledge and skills in information management and technology in providing nursing care for individuals, communities and populations.
5. Examine health care policy including regulatory environments to influence population health.
6. Contribute to improvements in individual and population health though health promotion and disease prevention to urban, rural and/or underserved communities.
7. Collaborate and communicate effectively with representatives of diverse population groups and other interprofessional teams in designing, providing and promoting the health of populations.
8. Integrate professional values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity and social justice into a personal philosophy of nursing practice.

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