Course Catalog

NURS 229 Nursing Health Promotion

This course provides an overview of theoretical concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention. The focus of this course is on assisting students in the development of nursing skills necessary to promote the health of communities and populations, and will assist students in the development of nursing skills to assist individuals in making choices that promote health and wholeness. Students will gain knowledge about communities, population health and health determinants. There is an emphasis on wellness, prevention, health promotion and health education as well as a focus on populations and their environments as the units of service. Attention is given to awareness of diversity, cultural sensitivity and the impact of a connected global community. This course offers a beginning strategy for improving the health of the public by understanding the differences between sick care and health care.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Required NURS-228, NURS-295, and PSYC-101

Course Type

GC

Offered

GC