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NUR-443 Public Health Nursing

The promotion of health and prevention of illness is the focus of the Public Health Nursing course. Theories from public health, nursing, and social science, as well as knowledge gained from previous learning set the foundation for students to critically analyze the health of selected populations in a community. Healthy People 2030 serves as a guide for the identification of at-risk groups throughout the lifespan.

Prerequisites: All other nursing courses except NUR-445: Validating Nursing Competence and 6 credits of general education must be completed. Evidence of current unencumbered RN license and malpractice insurance should be uploaded to the clinical compliance website prior to registration. Contact your nursing advisor for more information.

Advisory: The student needs to contact a nursing adviser for prior approval before registering for the course.

Note: The course requires completion of 48 Practice Experience hours.

Study Methods:

Credits: 4

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