The philosophy of Primary Health Care will provide direction to an exploration of public health nursing. Students will learn how to do a holistic community assessment and plan and evaluate health promotion activities relevant to an identified community population. Students will understand the role and scope of the public health nurse. An understanding of epidemiological concepts is central to public health nursing and will be integrated throughout the course to expand the understanding of community as client. An exploration of local and global socio-political trends will emphasize the need for inter-sectoral collaboration and action.
Course code: NURS 4163
Length: 45 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.