NUR328

Examination of the theoretical bases of community nursing, community health issues, and the role of nursing in providing care to individuals, families, and aggregates in the community. The role of preventive and health promotion teaching for individuals, families and aggregates in the community is addressed. A distinct emphasis on increasing cultural awareness and competency of future nurses as they prepare to address the needs of culturally diverse populations. Application of theory takes place through community-based clinical experiences. Issues related to epidemiology, health policy, community resources, and the nursing process as related to health promotion and disease prevention are addressed. Written and oral communication skills receive intensive emphasis. 4 Credits (2 Lecture - 6 Clinical) Prerequisite(s): NUR320 and NUR362 and SOC111. (Cultural Diversity)