NURS 405 Care of Vulnerable Populations in the Community

4 credits, Fall

Provides an opportunity to apply the nursing process to vulnerable populations in the community. Specific theoretical perspective and unique nursing roles within each specialty in community health will be explored. The course includes community assessment and planning, economic issues in health care, epidemiology, environmental health, health promotion, bioterrorism, and global health. Learning experiences occur in the classroom and in a variety of community settings such as schools, occupational health centers and community based clinics. Nursing research will be the basis for all nursing interventions. Students will be held accountable for their own learning and documentation of that learning. Clinical included (90 hours)

Prerequisite(s): Must meet all progression criteria for fourth-year status in the nursing major as outlined in the University catalog including a grade of "C" or better in all required 300-level nursing courses

Fee: $35

SEE Certified: WI