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Mabel C. Ezeonwu
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: Global Population Health in Communities: This section provides opportunities to explore a) the health problems of vulnerable and underserved global populations b) steps that can be taken to reduce risk of health problems for individuals, families, and communities, and c) available community health services and resources. In addition to in-class activities, students will be placed in community agencies or public health facilities in the greater Seattle area. Learning experiences will emphasize health needs assessment to identify community health problems, implementation of relevant health promotion programs, and evaluation. The goal is to expose students to the roles of the public health/community health nurse in community settings.

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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