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UNRS 382, Community Health Nursing, 3 Units

Lecture, 1 unit (1 hour/week); Clinical Practicum, 2 units (90 hours/semester): This course focuses on the study of principles and practices involved in community health nursing. The emphasis is on the role of the nurse in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of clients in a variety of community-based settings. Collaboration with community-based organizations and services that provide health promotion, disease prevention, maintenance during chronic illness and client education services to individuals, families and aggregates are essential components of this course. A review of legal mandates and regulations specific to community-based care, analysis of the healthcare needs within a community, and issues such as liberty, equality, terrorism, crisis, and disasters will be included.Meets the General Education Requirement: Civic Knowledge and Engagement, Civic Knowledge and Engagement, Civic Knowledge and Engagement, Civic Knowledge and Engagement. 

Special Fee Applies

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Nursing Program. Co-requisite: UNRS 382P