Program Overview

The Community/Public Health Nursing specialty prepares nurses to assume leadership in assessing communities and populations, identifying high risk groups, and in partnership with communities, consumers, and stakeholders, developing culturally-sensitive, acceptable and realistic community-based nursing interventions. Graduates are expected to demonstrate PHN Competencies identified by the Quad Council (2004).

Graduates of this program are prepared to work in:

Public Health Departments • Home Health Agencies • Hospice • Community Organizations • Wellness Centers • School Systems • Faith Communities • Industry • Rural/Urban Settings

 

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