NURS 4424 Nursing in the Community and Nursing the Community
Traditional BSN Prerequisite(s): NURS 3111 and NURS 3424/3024 and NURS 4434/4034 and NURS 4444/4044 and a GPA of 2.5 or higher and successful completion of the Advanced Beginner Level Curriculum Checkpoint
Traditional BSN Corequisite(s): NURS 3434/3034 and NURS 4024 and NURS 4564/4064
RN to BSN Prerequisite(s): Unencumbered RN license and formal acceptance into the RN to BSN program
RN to BSN Corequisite(s): None
This course is one of four courses for the Baccalaureate Nursing program that focus on care of groups, populations, and communities. Students analyze historical trends and characteristics and factors that have impacted community health nursing and contributed to community health issues. Students compare and contrast the professional nursing roles in the community and apply theories, models, and principles to community health nursing practice. Opportunities are provided to use systematic approaches to identify health needs to groups and populations and promote health in the community. This is a four-semester hour course, including 90 clinical hours.