Population & Global Health (N442)


Course Memo

 Population and Global Health
This course is focused on population, global, and community health through classroom and clinical learning experiences. The concepts include community and environmental health, global and population health, public health and health policy, disaster management, and nursing with vulnerable populations.
Course Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

  • Assume the key roles and responsibilities of the population and global health nurses in meeting health promotion and illness prevention needs.
  • Analyze global political, regulatory, financial, social, cultural, and environmental issues and policies that influence healthcare health policies and the advancement of the nursing profession.
  • Prioritize the professional nurse’s role in disaster planning and management with members of the health care team and community partners.
  • Assess a selected community to determine the needs, resources, and the general health of the community.
  • Explain the role of culture in the health of populations, including vulnerable populations.
  • Evaluate behavioral, environmental, and genetic factors that have an impact on population health.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of all Semester 1, 2, and 3 courses.

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