NURS 4109: Health V: Global Health for Nursing Practice

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

An exploration of health is incomplete without an understanding of health within the global context. This course provides students with opportunities to consolidate their knowledge of health, family, and community by reflecting on emerging health issues and trends faced by populations around the world. This course will also examine a select number of political, environmental, and ethical factors that give rise to the unequal distribution of health resources. The role of nurses in global health, sustainable development, the burden of disease and various international health initiatives will also be the focus of the course. Delivered in a mixed mode format.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C+" grade in NURS 3309, 3321, and 3362; and an "S" grade in NURS 3363.

Corequisite(s): NURS 4122, 4161, and 4163.

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