This track prepares public health nurses to meet health needs of diverse populations through community assessment, program planning, and policy development. The strategies of consumer advocacy and resource utilization are important components of the track. Graduates are prepared to integrate the fields of nursing, community development, politics, administration, education, public policy, epidemiology, sociology, and research in urban as well as rural settings.
This track requires a total of 512 clinical hours. The clinical experiences are in NUR 655 and NUR 656.
NUR 604 Research for Evidence-Based Practice I
NUR 605 Research for Evidence-Based Practice II
NUR 607 Advanced Nursing Roles in Health Care
NUR 608 Advanced Nursing Practice for Population-Based Care
Advanced Core Courses
NUR 610 Nursing & Health Education *OR*
NUR 611 Methods of Education in Nursing
NUR 635 Health Policy & Program Planning & Evaluation
NUR 637 Epidemiology
Public Health Nursing Track Courses
NUR 650 Public Health Nursing I
NUR 651 Public Health Nursing II
NUR 655 Field Study I (256 hrs.)
NUR 656 Field Study II (256 hrs.)
PLUS 2 Electives
Public Health Nursing Track (PHN)
|NUR 604||3 Credits||Core|
|NUR 605||3 Credits||Core|
|NUR 607||3 Credits||Core|
|NUR 608||3 Credits||Core|
|NUR 610 *OR*||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|NUR 611||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|NUR 635||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|NUR 637||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|NUR 650||3 Credits||PHN Track|
|NUR 651||3 Credits||PHN Track|
|NUR 655||4 Credits||PHN Track|
|NUR 656||4 Credits||PHN Track|
PLUS 2 Electives
Total 41 Credits
For a complete list of MSN Course Descriptions, please go to the Online Graduate Catalog.
For general program information, admission requirements or application status, please contact the MSN Graduate Admission Counselor, Michelle Conaboy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For advising, clinical or course-specific information, or registration, please contact the MSN office at email@example.com.
Patricia M. Dillon, Ph.D., R.N.
Graduate Nursing, and RN-BSN and RN-MSN Programs
La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
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