This program is designed for RN’s with bachelor’s degrees who plan to have careers in Community Health Nursing clinical management. It provides in-depth knowledge and skills related to Community Health Nursing Advanced Practice. Graduates of the option have a unique combination of knowledge and skills in clinical management, transcultural nursing and community health. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for certification in Advanced Community Health Nursing, Home Health Nursing, Nursing Administration and Transcultural Nursing. Students entering the program pursue part-time or full-time study (3 to 9 credits per semester). The program can be completed in four academic semesters and one summer session.
The objective of this program is to prepare nurses with expertise in community health nursing and clinical management to plan systems and protocols of care that are responsive to culturally diverse health team and patient populations. It is this unique combination of community nursing and managerial skill in transcultural contexts which will prepare the graduate of this program with the competence necessary to take a leadership role in the community clinical arena.
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