NURS 4335 Community and Public Health Nursing

The focus of this introductory course is the presentation of key concepts, theories, and issuesrelevant to practice as a public health/community health nurse. The courses will explore the major concepts and conceptual issues underlying thespecialty of community oriented nursing, includingthe dimensions of public health and communityhealth nursing. The course is intended to assist students in clarifying conceptual issues in the specialty and beginning to develop position on critical health care issues including access to care, disparities, vulnerable populations, health promotion across the lifespan, and the implementation and progress of Healthy People 2020National Health Objectives. This course is offeredin an online delivery format to RN-BSN students only.



Session Cycle Description

Fall and Spring