NUR 204 - Population Health
Semester Hours: 2
This course provides an introduction to concepts in population health as well as the interprofessional nature, key historical events, models and frameworks for understanding health problems in diverse populations. Issues regarding infectious and chronic disease, disparities in health status by race, socioeconomic status and gender will provide students with a foundation in population health. Case studies of significant population health challenges and achievements will be analyzed to illustrate how population health transforms the health of groups, by working at multiple levels of the social ecologic model. Methods for designing and evaluating the success of health interventions will be included in the learning process, in an interprofessional learning environment, using holistic, scientifically sound, evidence based and patient-centered care.
For Graduate Nursing Majors only.
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