Apr 19, 2018  
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NUR 501 - Introduction to Population Health Nursing

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the MSN program or permission of the School of Nursing. Addresses the philosophy and framework for population health and the care of aggregates. Concepts of health, disease, health promotion, and health restoration are emphasized, along with knowledge of human and cultural diversity, factors influencing health and disease states, the ethics of care, and population as community. There is an emphasis on the need to collect explicit population data to progress systematically through the steps of health promotion and program planning process. Introduces the Precede-Proceed Model; theories, concepts and models of families; communication related to population health; epidemiology; public policy; and cost containment.


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