2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 18, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR444: Public Health and Disaster Response Planning

3 Credit(s)
This course introduces the student to public health nursing. Epidemiological principles will be utilized in discussing global health issues, environmental health, infectious disease, and health disparities within populations. Concepts of vulnerability to natural and man-made disasters, and the challenges of prevention and health care advocacy for the preparedness of all will be explored within the context of social justice. Community disaster preparation and management will be explored. Local, regional and national preparedness will be evaluated with an emphasis on the effect on the local community. This course may include fieldwork on a public health issue.
Prerequisite(s): 300 level nursing courses.
Theme: Building Global Awareness