Fall 2022
CRN: 41791
NUR 4310 - Community Based Nursing

This course focuses on nursing roles and interventions for vulnerable populations emphasizing primary, secondary and tertiary levels of prevention. Students will examine determinants of health, apply theories of health behavior change, and evaluate outcomes of care for a vulnerable population. Health policies and health economics and their effects on the delivery of health services will be discussed from a local to global perspective. Nursing practice takes place in a variety of community settings. This course satisfies WMU Essential Studies Level 3: Connections – Local and National Perspectives Category.

Additional Information

Campus: Main
Schedule Type: Lab or Discussion
Instructional Method: Traditional
Attribute: Local & National Perspectives           Oral&Digital Communication SLO           Planetary Sustainability SLO

This course requires registration in both a lecture and a
laboratory section. The corresponding lecture for this
laboratory section is 500.

Course Fees:
Nursing Class Fee $50.00 per Bill Hour fee
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
(NUR 4200  Minimum Grade of C  OR
 NUR 420   Minimum Grade of C) AND

(NUR 4210  Minimum Grade of C  OR
 NUR 421   Minimum Grade of C)
Corequisites:
NUR 4320
This course is restricted to the following major(s):
Nursing (NURJ)
Nursing:RN Progression Track (RNNJ)

Instructor(s): Smith, Dawn M (Primary)

Required and recommended course materials, including cost.

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