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This course will focus on the role of the community health nurse in working with individuals, families and communities and populations. It will examine in detail current frameworks of illness prevention, health promotion and community development. Nursing roles in a variety of health promotion approaches will be examined. These will include the medical approach, behavioural change strategies, educational strategies, empowerment and advocacy, and social change related to socio-economic environment. The theoretical concepts will be linked to a discussion of current examples of community health programs and research.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages
*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- NCL 700 - Nursing Practice I
- NUR 810 - Concepts in Contemporary Nursing Practice
- NUR 820 - Gerontological and Geriatric Nursing
- NUR 823 - Adult Health
- NUR 824 - Women's Health
- NUR 825 - Family Health
- NUR 826 - Community Mental Health
- NUR 827 - End of Life Care
- NUR 828 - Health: A Global Perspective
- Nursing - Post-Diploma Degree Completion