Metropolitan State University

NURS 456P : Community Health Nursing Practicum

A. Course Description
Credits: 2
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
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.
B. Course Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 08/16/2004 08/17/2004 - 12/16/2006 12/17/2006 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Apply research findings from nursing and public health in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating population-based care.
  2. Deliver public health nursing interventions to selected client aggregates that are culturally congruent with client expectation and preferences.
  3. Demonstrate communication skills that evidence unconditional acceptance, nurturance, support and facilitation when delivering nursing interventions to systems, communities, and individuals and families.
  4. Demonstrate ethical, legal, and professional accountability in public health and community nursing practice.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Community Engagement