2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NSG 460A Care of Aggregates, Communities and Populations

2 credits

This course explores the professional community/public health nurse’s role in exploring alterations in functional health patterns of individuals, families, aggregates, communities, and populations, including alterations in self-perception, self-concept, sexuality-reproductive health, coping-stress tolerance, health perception-health management, value-belief and role relationship, and cognitive-perceptual concerns. Selected nursing theories, the nursing process, and principles of leadership and management are applied to models for health planning and population-focused practice. Basic concepts of epidemiology are presented and applied to community health problems and national initiatives, including disaster-preparedness, culturally-competent care, and the legal and ethical issues influencing the planning and delivery of care to individuals, families, aggregates, communities, and populations.

Prerequisite(s): RN Status; NSG 397A , NSG 398A 
Corequisite(s): NSG 465A  

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