NURS 7040: Rural Primary Care Nursing IV (2)

Lecture: 2, Lab: 0, Other: 0

The purpose of this course is to present the theoretical and clinical basis of common acute health problems found in adults through the life span. Adult health promotion and disease prevention strategies, which include advocacy and health education, to lower health risks and improve health disparities in rural and medically underserved populations based on Healthy People 2020 are included as an integral part of this course. Additionally, an emphasis is placed on the use of evidence-based practice and ethics to guide clinical reasoning. This course serves as the first of two adult health courses and does not have a clinical component. Pre-requisite: NURS 6110