Public Health Nursing
La Salle University is no longer accepting applications for or enrolling new students in this track.
This post-master’s certificate option is available for nurses who hold a Master of Science in Nursing degree.
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.
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.)
Public Health Nursing Track (PHN)
NUR 610 *OR*
Total 23 Credits