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Community Health Nursing & Health Education

Course Code: NURS 415

Credit: (3+2)

Pre-Requisite: NURS 418, NURS 419

This course introduces the student to the concepts and principles of community health nursing as they apply to individuals, families and communities. Student will be assisted to identify the health needs of the individuals/families and population of various age groups and respond to them utilizing the nursing process and application of primary, secondary, and tertiary. Prevention in the care of individuals/families and populations in a variety of community settings is also emphasized. The clinical placement will be preceded by 2 weeks introduction in the Nursing Skills Lab. Supervised Clinical experience may include but not limited to bedside teaching, clinical rounds, direct patient care, health education, scenarios analysis and case study.