Global Public Health Nursing (GPHN)

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In choosing the global public health nursing area of focus (offered fully online), you will gain the expertise to provide population-based care domestically and around the world. The emphasis offers you advanced knowledge and skills based on world health problems and issues, environmental health, community development, societal structure, and policy development. Also, an emphasis is placed on using nursing as ministry through congregational health care and professional programs to address global health issues. Graduates completing the global health ministries track will be eligible to sit for the Advanced Public Health Nurse—Board Certified ANCC certification exam.

Nursing Core (14) Credit Lab
NSG-5000 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice 3  
NSG-5040 Professional Role Development for Advanced Nursing Practice
3  
NSG-5050 Research for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 3  
NSG-5060 Spiritual Care in Advanced Nursing Practice 2  
NSG-5070 Policies and Strategies for Health Care Delivery 3  
Total 14  
Advanced Practice Core (9) Credit Lab
NSG-5010 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology 3  
NSG-5020 Advanced Health/Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning 3 50 hrs.
NSG-5030 Advanced Pharmacology 3  
Total 9  
Nursing Capstone (4) Credit Lab
NSG-6380 MSN Capstone I 2  
NSG-6390 MSN Capstone II 2  
Total 4  

Specialty Curricula

Global Public Health Nursing Credit Clinical
NSG-6200 Philosophy and Theology of Health, Healing, and Illness 3  
NSG-6210 Global Health and Vulnerable Populations 3  
NSG-6220 Epidemiology 3  
NSG-6230 Population-Based Health Care Management 3  
NSG-6240 Practicum I 2 200 hrs.
NSG-6250 Practicum II 1 200 hrs.
Total 15  

Completion Options