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Public Health: Health Promotion And Disease Prevention

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This course explores public and global health issues relevant to professional nursing practice. Topics include social responsibility and determinants of health, epidemiology, disease prevention and health promotion for at-risk populations, and national and global health organizations. A key focus is the application of evidence-based public health principles.

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 Public/Community Health

    • Analyze the relationship between the health policy, politics, and health.
    • Analyze emerging global health issues that affect public health nursing.
    • Apply epidemiological models and processes to promote public health.
    • Analyze the nurse’s role in infectious and communicable disease control.
    • Utilize health promotion techniques to manage communicable disease in populations.
    • Develop plans to reduce morbidity and mortality in populations.
    • Appraise public health programs at a national, state, and community level that influence health.
    • Evaluate the nurse’s role in public health.
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