Community Health Nursing: Individual and Family

This course examines the nurse’s role in delivery of primary health/community based services focusing on health promotion, disease prevention and management of episodic illnesses. Addresses health risks of age groups across the lifespan within the context of family, culture, and socioeconomic level. Epidemiological considerations apply to community settings; public health mandates will be considered. Healthy People goals and other national initiatives provide direction for developing nursing strategies.