This course focuses on health promotion and disease prevention for diverse populations. Environmental health, epidemiology, prevention, and emergency preparedness are examined in the context of populations served within a community. Franciscan values are demonstrated through advocacy for vulnerable populations. Emphasis will be placed on promoting mental health and meeting the needs of populations experiencing mental illness. Clinical takes place in community settings where clinical prevention and population-focused interventions are areas of focus. Prerequisite: RN to BSN: MT 113 or Statistics, NUR 310, SEM 103, Wisconsin RN license, and RN associate degree or diploma in nursing from an accredited nursing program; BSN: NUR 222 and NUR 224. Corequisite: BSN: NUR 310 and NUR 314.
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