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Course Name:

Community Health Nursing Clinical

Course Description:

This clinical course is designed to be a synthesis of community-based nursing and community/public health nursing with the goal of promoting and preserving the health of populations.

The course provides clinical learning experiences in community-based settings in both urban and rural areas. Focuses on nursing care designed to prevent and/or reduce risk of disease and injury, promote health and wellness, and to diverse populations across the age spectrum. Students will have an opportunity to participate and practice in primary health care, school health, occupational health, geriatric health, family health as a component of their community health nursing experience. Students will apply knowledge and skills from nursing and public health sciences to expand their understanding of caring for a community's health