Application of nursing theory, public health theory, and critical thinking skills necessary for the enhancement of the health of families, populations, and communities. Practice in diverse community settings, participating in developmentally and culturally appropriate care. Emphasis on both collaborative and independent practice using critical thinking skills. Integration of standards of practice with legal and ethical responsibilities of the nurse as provider of care, designer/manager/coordinator of care, and member of a profession. Participation in the leadership role for the enhancement of community health. S/U grading.
Prerequisites & Notes CRQ: NURS 419; and NURS 422 or R.N. status.