NURS 431 Community Health II

This course expands upon previous community/public health concepts and focuses on utilization of the nursing process and evidence based nursing interventions tailored to groups, communities and populations across the lifespan. Importance is placed on providing culturally appropriate care for vulnerable and increasingly diverse populations and addressing concerns surrounding environmental and global health issues for the protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, facilitation of healing, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations. Prerequisites: All 300 level nursing courses. Co-requisites: NURS 415 - Advanced Concepts II Child Health, NURS 498A - Clinical Concepts II, NURS 425 - Nursing Leadership and Management. Fall.