Thomas Edison State University | Courses & Schedules

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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 sciences 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 2020 serves as a guide for the identification of at-risk groups throughout the lifespan.

Prerequisites: Permission from a nursing advisor. 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 and may need to upload documents into the clinical compliance website.

Note: The course requires completion of 60 Practice Experience hours (90 hours for students who reside in California to meet that state's public health certification requirements).

Study Methods:

Nursing Online Courses (NUR-443-NU):
Feb 2021,  Mar 2021,  Apr 2021,  May 2021,  Jun 2021,  Jul 2021

Credits: 4

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