Morrisville State College - Fall 2017

Morrisville Campus Course Sections (as of October 18, 2017)

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NURS 450 - Public Comm Family Hllth Nurse
This course examines nursing and public health theory to identify factors that promote or act as barriers to health across the lifespan. Nursing’s role in planning, directing and coordinating evidence-based health promotion and illness prevention activities that incorporate safety, epidemiology, cultural competence, quality and cost-effective measures will be explored. Integration of knowledge is demonstrated through a service learning project that will provide opportunities to develop and implement interdisciplinary holistic health promotion strategies with a population-centered focus. This course is offered primarily online with campus sessions at the beginning, middle and end of the semester. 45 hours of clinical experience are required. Prerequisites: All 300 level nursing courses, with a C+ or better Pre/Co-requisite: BIOL 302 5 credits (2 public health/community lecture hours; 2 family lecture hours, 1 clinical hour at 3:1 ratio (45 clinical hours), fall semester