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NSG 4101 Community Nursing

This course examines community-based and population-focused public health. Influences of culture, environment, and governmental policy are discussed. The use of theory, research, and epidemiology are applied as foundations for the community as a client. This is a blended course with minimum class time 25 hours and minimum 45 hours of clinical/practicum.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Nursing
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NSG 3101 and NSG 3103 


  • Compare the types of community- based health, including the nurse's role in each.
  • Discuss impact of culture, environment ,governmental policy and law on health and community health outcomes.
  • Discuss the use of research and epidemiology to define community health issues.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Clinical Hours: 3