NURS 213 Community & Population Based Health & Practicum

This course introduces the student to the foundations of community-based nursing, focusing on health of the family and community. Principles, theories, and concepts of community health are utilized to generate an understanding of the roles and functions of community health nurses. Cultural, lifestyle, socioeconomic, environmental, epidemiological influences and community resources on health promotion and protection in individuals, families and communities are examined. Focus areas include social justice and equity, cultural humility and civic responsibility.