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.
Prerequisite(s): Must meet all progression criteria including a grade of "C" or better in all 300-level nursing courses except Nur 337 (taken in spring of senior year)