Community Health Nursing Practicum

2 Undergraduate credits
Effective January 13, 2003 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

The clinical experience in this course focuses on application of concepts of community health nursing in diverse community settings, emphasizing primary prevention, health promotion and cultural competence within the holistic framework. Students must register concurrently for NURS 456 Community Health Nursing.

Special information

Prerequisites: NURS 307 and NURS 420. Co-requisite: NURS 456. Meeting dates: TBA. additional times and dates will be scheduled by faculty for a total of 60 clinical hours.

Learning outcomes


  • Apply research findings from nursing and public health in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating population-based care.
  • Deliver public health nursing interventions to selected client aggregates that are culturally congruent with client expectation and preferences.
  • Demonstrate communication skills that evidence unconditional acceptance, nurturance, support and facilitation when delivering nursing interventions to systems, communities, and individuals and families.
  • Demonstrate ethical, legal, and professional accountability in public health and community nursing practice.