Population Focused Nursing in Political Systems

Course Type: 
NUR
Code: 
4820
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
6
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Integrates population-based concepts to assess populations. Emphasizes all levels of prevention to promote health of individuals, families, and groups; including lifestyle and genetic factors impacting population health. Examines global aspects of the demographic, social, political, legal-ethical, and environmental issues influencing health care and health policy. Fieldwork provides opportunities for the professional nurse to provide and coordinate care among vulnerable populations.