Education and Clinical

Students providing care at community health eventEducation
Community Health courses and electives for students

DUSON offers the following courses for students to learn more about nursing in the community health setting:

  • N389 - Wellness/Health Promotion Across the Lifespan

  • N397 - Community and Public Health Nursing

  • N468 - Population Health Practice: Communicable Diseases and Immunizations

  • N536 - Obesity: Fundamentals for Healthcare Providers

  • N582 - Population Health

  • N751 - Teaching Patients, Families and Communities

  • N860 - The Essentials of Care Coordination of Populations and Individuals

  • N865 - Synthesis of Specialty Practice Population Care Coordination

  • N924 - Theories and Research in Population Health

  • N969 - Disparities in Health and Healthcare in the United States

  • N977 - Planning and Evaluating Care for Populations

Nursing student clinical rotations

DUSON has clinical affiliation agreements with local partners to facilitate clinical placements for our Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing students. These placements allow our students to get real world experience in a community health setting as well as provide a service to the community. Students take vital signs at health fairs, provide health and wellness education or perform chart reviews.

Community Health Lectures

Each year D-CHIPP invites a national expert in the field of public/community health nursing to speak at the D-CHIPP Annual Community Health Lecture.

Visit the below topic titles to watch past lectures.

Past Lectures

Sarah SzantonGenerating Public Health Evidence to Change Policy: Lessons Learned from CAPABLE
September 14, 2020
Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN
Health Equity and Social Justice Professor
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Director, Center for Innovative Care in Aging

Susan SwiderThe Critical Role of All Nurses in Population Health: Transforming Health Across Roles and Practice Settings
November 11, 2019
Susan M. Swider, PhD, PHNA-BC, FAAN
Professor, Community, Systems and Mental Health Nursing
College of Nursing, Rush University

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