NURS 471 - (D) Community Health Nursing
(Prerequisites: NURS 450, NURS 452; co-requisites: NURS 473, NURS 475)
The focus is on the professional nursing roles of care giver, advocate, teacher and leader/manager in promoting adaptive responses to functional and dysfunctional health patterns in individuals, families, communities and groups. The student synthesizes prior knowledge of functional health patterns and all phases of the nursing process in meeting the health-care needs of community-based clients in diverse population settings. 1.5 hours lecture/week; 18 hours clinical lab/week for 4.5 weeks (alternate with NURS 473 and 475 labs).