NS 476 - Population Health IV: Theory

The student will synthesize knowledge to address population health-related behaviors to promote health and foster health prevention and health maintenance. A community-based health-related program will be designed, planned, implemented and evaluated. The student will analyze the role of the nurse in teamwork, leadership and collaboration while assessing quality improvement measures that support evidence-based practice. This course is designed as the fourth of four level courses in exploration of population health. ◊ This course emphasizes student engagement using a required service experience.

Semester hours: 2.0

Prerequisites:

  • NS 116 - Introduction of Professional Nursing Concepts and Clinical Judgement: Theory
  • NS 125 - Foundational Skills and Assessment of the Adult: Theory
  • NS 126 - Foundational Skills and Assessment of the Adult: Clinical
  • NS 161 - Introduction to Population-Based Public Health Nursing: Theory Online
  • NS 233 - Assessment and Care of the Adult with Abnormal Findings: Theory
  • NS 234 - Assessment and Care of the Adult with Abnormal Findings: Clinical
  • NS 235 - Pharmacology I
  • NS 254 - Managing the Nursing Care of the Adult: Theory
  • NS 255 - Managing the Nursing Care of the Adult: Clinical
  • NS 256 - Pharmacology II
  • NS 261 - Population-Based Public Health Nursing – Health Policy and Current Trends: Theory Online
  • NS 340 - Behavioral Health Continuum of Care: Theory
  • NS 341 - Behavioral Health Continuum of Care: Clinical
  • NS 342 - Nursing Care of Women and Child-Bearing Families: Theory
  • NS 343 - Nursing Care of Women and Child-Bearing Families: Clinical
  • NS 344 - Family-Centered Nursing Care of Children: Theory
  • NS 345 - Family-Centered Nursing Care of Children: Clinical
  • NS 346 - Evidence-Based Inquiry in Health Care
  • NS 361 - Population Health III

Co-requisites:

  • NS 477 - Population Health IV: Clinical

Last updated: 03/17/2020