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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 19, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

NURS 3500 - Public Health/Epidemiology - Writing Intensive

Hours: 5
This course focuses on public/community health nursing, epidemiology with an emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention, and emergency preparedness, along with providing quality professional nursing care for diverse patients with acute alterations in mental health.  The student will develop assessment skills, screening techniques, and other strategies to minimize the health risks of individuals and populations.  Student attitudes and values about mental illness, aging and older adults will be explored using an integrated model of mental health. The principles of epidemiologic study design and the influence of culture and environment on health will be explored. Information and communication technologies for health promotion and disease prevention are included.
Prerequisites: NURS 3300, 3600, 3800 with a grade of C+ or higher.
Prerequisites or Corequisites: NURS 3300, 3600, 3800 (depending on which course is taken in the fall) with a grade of C+ or higher.