NURS 2289 – Community Home II at Temple University is an undergraduate course that delves into the principles and practices of community health nursing.
The course encompasses a diverse range of topics, including:
- Community Health Nursing Foundations:
- Understanding the core principles and foundations of community health nursing.
- Public Health Concepts:
- Exploring key concepts in public health and their application to community nursing practice.
- Community Assessment:
- Developing skills in assessing the health needs and resources of diverse communities.
- Nursing Interventions in the Community:
- Implementing nursing interventions to promote health and prevent illness within community settings.
- Cultural Competence in Nursing:
- Emphasizing the importance of cultural competence in providing effective nursing care within diverse communities.
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- Health Promotion and Disease Prevention:
- Examining strategies for health promotion and disease prevention at the community level.
- Community-Based Research:
- Introducing students to research methods and techniques applicable to community health nursing.
- Ethical Considerations in Community Nursing:
- Addressing ethical considerations and dilemmas that may arise in community health nursing practice.
- Interdisciplinary Collaboration:
- Fostering skills in collaborating with other healthcare professionals and community stakeholders.
- Policy and Advocacy in Community Health:
- Analyzing the impact of healthcare policies and advocating for the health needs of communities.
Students enrolled in NURS 2289 will gain practical experience in community health nursing, with an emphasis on applying theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios. The course is designed for students aspiring to pursue a career in nursing with a focus on community health, as well as those interested in understanding the broader implications of healthcare on communities and populations.