Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 
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Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 445 - Public Health Nursing and Community Health Assessment Practicum

Experience in community settings, helping students develope knowledge, skill and a positive attitude, by collaborating with other health professionals to provide population-based assessment, interventions and evaluation to address populations at risk. Using epidemiological models, students identify levels of prevention and apply health prevention strategies to community and global health problems. Students develope beginning competencies in case management, infection control and a range of public health interventions. (Includes 90 hours of supervised clinical practicum needed to receive a Public Health Certificate from the California Board of Public Health Nursing)
Prerequisites: NURS 435  
Students need 2 semesters to complete the course; May not be audited