This 8 week course focuses on the analysis of the community nursing role and practice in examining the health status of a selected population to determine community oriented care. Addresses public health ethics, nursing advocacy and healthcare disparities. Topics include the importance of health promotion and the preservation of health across the lifespan, vulnerable populations, and global health considerations. Completion of community health courses can lead to the Public Health Nursing Certification in California.
- Incorporate concepts of disease prevention, risk reduction, health promotion, and health restoration in plans of care for individuals,families, and communities.
- Develop community based strategies for intervention to prevent illness, injury, disability and premature death.
- Analyze epidemiological and ecological data in an ethical manner to define health issues relevant to community populations.
- Identify health policies related to the care of community populations.
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