Prerequisite: NUR 303 or permission of the instructor (First semester/5 credits)
This course examines the provision of public health care with the goal of promoting and preserving the health of communities. The focus of the health care is on clients who may be represented by individuals, families, or aggregates of individuals. Students will examine health care in the context of local, state, national, and global resources and issues. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a clinical experience as a component of their public health education.