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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 440 - Community Health Nursing

Credit Hour(s): 3
In this course, the nursing process is used to develop, implement, and evaluate care for individuals, families, and groups in the community setting. Concepts of population health are explored and
utilized to frame opportunities to serve patients outside the confines of an acute care setting. Interprofessional collaboration is a cornerstone of community health and students will interact with experts in the field as they learn about assessing communities and populations, resource utilization, eligibility, and unique practice opportunities. Additionally, an emphasis on rural health will be
threaded through the course. 3 Credit(s).


This course is a designated Writing Intensive; a grade of C or higher in this course is required for this course to count toward the six credit-hour Writing Intensive graduation requirement for Ferrum College. A student cannot earn a grade of C or higher in this course unless he or she earns a C or higher on the writing assignments required by the course.
Prerequisite(s):  

NUR 350 - Adult Nursing I   

NUR 355 - Adult Nursing I Clinical  

NUR 360 - Mother-Baby-Pediatric Nursing   

NUR 365 - Mother-Baby-Pediatric Nursing Clinical   

NUR 410 - Nursing Pharmacology II   
Corequisite(s):  

NUR 420 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   

NUR 425 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Clinical   

NUR 445 - Community Health Nursing Clinical   

NUR 450 - Adult Nursing II  

NUR 455 - Adult Nursing II Clinical   
Course Session Cycle: Fall
Course Yearly Cycle: Every Year



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