NURS 331 Community Health I

This course integrates nursing theory with foundational community/public health concepts to protect, promote and optimize the health and abilities, prevent illness/injury, and advocate for the care of stable and unstable individuals and families across the lifespan in various health care and community settings. The application of the nursing process evolves to the care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations. Interdisciplinary aspects of the health care system are explored in relation to utilizing appropriate resources to meet client needs. Pre-requisites: BIOL 357 - Pathophysiology, NURS 328 - Nursing Role Transition, NURS 321 - Health Assessment, NURS 398A - Health Assessment Clinical. Co-requisites: NURS 398B - Clinical Concepts I, NURS 316 - Advanced Concepts I Adult Health, NURS 330 - Nursing Research. Spring.