This course provides students with an introduction to focused practice in the community nurse setting. Using theory related to health promotion and disease prevention, students will explore epidemiology of community health issues, community assessment, interventions, and environmental hazards along with the health care needs of the vulnerable. Findings related to incidence and prevalence of disease, morbidity and mortality statistics and causal factors will be explored. This course includes a clinical learning experience focused in the community setting. Class Notes: This is a fully online course. There are no face-to-face meetings. A computer with high-speed internet access is required. Course access is available at http://class.daytonastate.edu. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: NUR3145.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017