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NU420: Community and Public Health Resources


Course Description

This course focuses on the application of nursing science and public health concepts to develop strategies to address health problems in the community.  The framework of primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention is utilized in the provision of community and population focused care. Determinants of health and disease patterns will be analyzed in the United States and in the global context to improve the health of all. Selected community resources will be utilized for guided clinical experiences to meet the needs of the client while providing community based, public health and community healthcare.