NURS4452 Global Health Nursing

Course Description

Overview of global health, including determinants of health, health indicators, human rights, globalization, current socioeconomic factors, health care systems and public health systems and global health policies; nursing interventions to impact global health disparities; examination of the burden and distribution of disease and mortality; management of health issues and nursing care around the world and its impact on health care locally.

Course Credits: 4

Prerequisites: None

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Differentiate among current socioeconomic factors affecting global health.
  2. Integrate nursing interventions to impact global health disparities.
  3. Evaluate the effect of global health policies on health care systems.
  4. Analyze determinants of health among global health populations.
  5. Examine the impact of global health issues on local health care.
  6. Apply critical reasoning/decision-making skills in management of global health issues.