Comm Pop NSG Practicum
This 8 week practicum course provides students with the opportunity to use data to target community interventions, define strategies and access the determinants and distribution of health. Emphasis is on the epidemiologic and ecological principles that affect the health of vulnerable populations. Grading is S/U only.
- Collaborate with community partners to promote the delivery of population health services.
- Partner effectively with key stakeholders in health care delivery to target populations including individuals, families, groups and communities.
- Identify gaps and redundancies in data sources through work with individuals, families, groups and communities.
- Complete the requisite 8 hours of training required for the California Public Health Nursing (PHN) Certification.
This 8 week course requires 90 hours of mentor/faculty guided experience in a community setting. Students are required to implement a community health project and evaluate the results of the project during the course.
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