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Karen R. Bowman
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

Topic: Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing The environment is one of the primary determinants of occupational, individual and community health. This section provides an opportunity to learn mechanisms and pathways of exposure to occupational and environmental health hazards, basic prevention and control strategies to reduce injury/illness, and the interdisciplinary nature of effective interventions and advocacy within the corporate/business culture and through legislative activism. Learning will be cultivated through activities such as: video/discussion, panel presentations with expert occupational health nurses and environmental health advocacy organizations etc., industrial/community onsite tours, legislative activities and lecture. This course will open your eyes to the occupational and environmental health of the global community.

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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 Celinda A Smith
Date: 12/05/2013