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NSG411 Community Health Frameworks

Lead Faculty: Dr. Alice Noquez

Course Description

A study of providing nursing care to families in the community using community health nursing concepts. Explores nursing care using primary, secondary and tertiary models of intervention. This course includes a required clinical practicum.

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate the needs of individuals and families for nursing care.
  • Discuss common strategies used to address communicable diseases in a community.
  • Evaluate the impact of economics, politics, and the social environment on the health status of the family and the community.
  • In the classroom setting, relate current research findings from community health nursing to selected case studies.
  • Develop a plan of care for selected clients which focuses on health promotion, disease prevention, and/or maintenance or restoration of health.
  • Demonstrate the ability to assess the learning needs of a selected client(s), plan an appropriate educational activity, implement the educational activity, and evaluate the impact of the activity with the client.
  • Discuss public health theory and concepts related to epidemiology.