Total Units Required: 6-12
The Public Health Nursing Certificate Program is designed for students who hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a program that was not approved for Public Health Nursing. General requirements are:
- Possession of a current, valid California license to practice as a registered nurse.
- Evidence of current basic knowledge of medical-surgical, maternal and child health, and psychiatric nursing.
- Evidence of meeting the State-mandated child-abuse content requirements as evaluated by the advisor. Specific tools for child developmental assessment will also be evaluated, and NURS 314 may be required.
- Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student is eligible to apply for a certificate of Public Health Nursing from the California Department of Public Health.
|Select 0-6 units from the following:||0-6|
|Nursing Assessment 1|
|Practicum Maternal-Child Nursing 1|
|NURS 474||Practicum in Community Health Nursing||3|
|NURS 475||Public Health Nursing||3|
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