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Promoting Healthy Communities

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This course addresses the role of nursing in community and public health. Topics include theories and models of community and public health nursing, diversity, advocacy, family and community assessment, and health education. A key focus is evidence-based health promotion and preventive care of individuals, families, and communities.

This undergraduate-level course is 7 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 4
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 7 weeks

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    Overview of Family/Community Health

    • Analyze theories and indicators of family and community health.
    • Analyze the community nurse’s role in promoting health and preventing or mitigating disease.
    • Examine detection, prevention, reporting and treatment requirements relative to abuse and neglect.
    • Evaluate community-based health care needs of vulnerable populations.
    • Compare and contrast the role of the community health nurse in various practice settings.
    • Examine the role of the community health nurse in emergency preparedness and disaster management.
    • Assess the health needs and assets of the community and family.
    • Evaluate environmental factors influencing health within the community.
    • Analyze national, state, and community initiatives in prevention, preparation, and response to disaster management.
    • Evaluate the community’s plan for management of mass casualties.
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