This course is designed to help the student to acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for identifying and managing common problems affecting the health of individuals, families and populations. It includes recognizing, preventing and providing care to those suffering from communicable and vector borne diseases.

 It focuses on introduction to community health nursing practice, district nursing, techniques for health information dissemination, referral systems, community organization models, working with groups, disaster management, vulnerability and vulnerable groups, management of special groups, social services;  emerging and reemerging infectious diseases; practicum; field trip.

Theory 5 credit hours; practicum 3 credit hours.