Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
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NURS 420RN Nursing with Aggregates 4 sem. hrs.
DV: Theoretical content focuses on using critical thinking to examine the role of the nurse with aggregates in the community. Promoting, maintaining, restoring, and reorganizing the health of at-risk aggregates is emphasized. Knowledge from the liberal arts and sciences is integrated to fully understand the factors that contribute to various aggregates' health risks. Communication with the aggregate is discussed in relation to application of the nursing process. Specific therapeutic aggregate nursing interventions are examined from a theoretical perspective. The students will apply principles from epidemiology, research, health education, and public health to appraise the health risks and resources of a selected aggregate within the community. Also, students will familiarize themselves with community resources directed at promoting, maintaining, restoring, and reorganizing the health of various at-risk aggregates. Pre-requisites: All NURS 300RN level courses. Offered twice a year.
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