Health Promotions in Practice (3)

  • MSN
  • MN-NP
  • PhD

NURS 506

Nurses, nurse practitioners and other clinicians can be highly influential in fostering health promotion in clinical and community practice settings. Nursing 506 examines the role of health promotion in diverse practice contexts. Students' will explore various health promotion strategies, approaches and interventions. Emphasis is on how to adapt health promotion strategies, approaches and interventions in ways that take the social and economic contexts of peoples’ lives into account.


  • Identify assumptions and  values that  underpin  various  conceptualizations of  health promotion
  • Critically analyze current recommendations for health promotion, harm reduction, and illness prevention
  • Discuss the social and economic contexts that influence people’s engagement  with health promotion
  • Describe  how  health  promotion  interventions,  strategies  and  approaches  can  be implemented in clinical practice
  • Discuss the role of advanced practice nurses in integrating health promotion to clinical and community practice settings

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