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NURS421 - Community Health I


This course is only open to students who are enrolled in the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) program. The course will begin with the history and theory of community health nursing and the influences of political and financial decisions. The course will provide an opportunity to investigate social, environmental, and economic issues and available community resources. Clinical experiences will allow for community assessment and planning for health education for vulnerable populations. This course includes a clinical project, which will be completed in NURS422. Students must arrange for a BSN-prepared project mentor prior to the start of this course. Formal mentor agreements will be signed during the first week of the course. (Prerequisite: NURS300)





Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Book Title: Community/Public Health Nursing: Promoting the Health of Populations, 6th ed - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; link also provided in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN: 9780323188197
Publication Info: N/A
Author: Nies
Unit Cost: $107.66
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A