NURS 505 - Community Health Nursing (3)

This theory course introduces the student to community health nursing. The course prepares the student to identify, plan, and care for individuals, families, groups and communities across care settings with particular emphasis on health inequalities locally and globally. Students explore the complex social and health care systems in communities that influence the health and well being of population groups. Research and epidemiological data are used to guide the class discussions and class analysis to facilitate student learning and clinical problem solving. Students will also learn about the science of epidemiology and how to quantitatively analyze trends and patterns of disease within a community.