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Elizabeth A. Madison
B NURS 409
Bothell Campus

Partnerships in Community Health

Analyzes, applies, and evaluates nursing and other healthcare activities of local, national, and global communities, including health promotion, disease prevention, public health, and social justice efforts. Explores influencing socio-cultural, epidemiological, economic, and political issues. Partners with community agencies to apply community health nursing principles to promote and maintain population self care.

Class description

This course will prepare students already familiar with nursing care issues and processes to think about the health and nursing of populations. In this section, we will be looking at issues that affect the health of families and/or family members residing in Northern WA Counties. We will work with service providers on projects that enhance community health programs. These projects vary each quarter, and will be conceived and developed by students in collaboration with community health informants and providers. Students are encouraged to be creative and interactive with Skagit County health professionals.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

We will meet in class for 5 of the 8 scheduled weeks. The weeks we meet in class are the following: Wk. 1. 6/24 Wk. 2. 7/1 Wk. 4. 7/15 Wk. 5. 7/22 Wk. 8. 8/12 For weeks 3, 6, and 7 we will be doing projects, to be discussed in class during Wks. 1 and 2.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Elizabeth A. Madison
Date: 06/06/2013