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Suzanne Sikma
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 section Spring 2014 will explore individual, group and community-level approaches for health/wellness promotion when working with a population of older adults living in community-based settings such as an individualís own home or congregate retirement housing options such as retirement communities, assisted living and adult family homes. Class will include lecture, discussion (online and face to face) and community engagement experiences at the Emerald Heights continuing care retirement community in Redmond. Students need to be prepared to arrange transportation to Emerald Heights for learning activities during 4-5 class sessions of the quarter. http://www.emeraldheights.com/images/uploads/publications/EmeraldHeights_map.pdf

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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 Sandra B. Maddox
Date: 02/10/2014