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NURS 607 Epidemiology and Population Health
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Diverse and Vulnerable Populations,  
http://bulletin.vcu.edu/azcourses/nurs/

 

Course Level: Doctoral

Course Type: DNP

IPE: No

Course Open to: all

Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University

Pre-requisites: none

Course Description: Integrates principles of epidemiology, evidence-based clinical prevention, health screening, behavioral modification, disease modification, disease management of populations and quality metrics. Students will assess population health models and frameworks to address a multi-level perspective of the health status of vulnerable populations and sources of health inequalities. Cultural perspectives will be emphasized at a regional, national and global level.

 

Method of Instruction: blended

Delivery Platform: Blackboard

Campus visits required: 0

Course Contact: Fonda Neal

email: sonnexus@vcu.edu

 

Tuition: $825/hour

 

Other considerations: Upon completion of this course the student will: 1. Utilize epidemiological approaches to address a specific population health issue at regional, national and global levels. 2. Interpret population-specific health data as they relate to care delivery and quality patient outcomes. 3. Appraise culturally-sensitive, interdisciplinary, evidence-based nursing interventions that support positive health outcomes in a selected population. 4. Apply a population health model and epidemiological methods to develop a population-specific evidence-based nursing intervention to improve quality patient outcomes. 5. Examine the business, legal, regulatory and ethical issues that influence population health initiatives.

 

Available Seats by Semester for this course:

 

SPRING 2019

Section: C01
Instructor:Pam Biernacki, DNP
Seats:5
Credits: 3 / Semester



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