Global Public Health/Nursing

The Global Public Health/Nursing combined major merges the longstanding excellence in nursing education at NYU with an in-depth perspective in public health approaches. The major aligns with our College's mission of continuous progress in scholarly excellence and in innovations that advance humane and quality healthcare for all people.

Students will study a variety of topics and will also work closely with an adviser to select the right mix of electives to complement individual interests and career paths. Global Public Health/Nursing graduates will be well-prepared for exciting careers in a variety of settings, including community and governmental organizations, clinical healthcare settings, and educational/research institutions. Students who complete the Global Public Health/Nursing degree will complete all the same nursing major courses and clinical hours as in the existing state approved nursing major at NYU.

Traditional Program - Fall 1 Courses
NURSE-UN 4 Nursing Cohort Seminar Fall
No description available
EXPOS-UA 1 Writing The Essay: 4, Fall Spring Summer

This foundational writing course is required for CAS, Engineering, Stern, Nursing, Social Work, and Steinhardt incoming undergraduates. Writing The Essay provides instruction and practice in critical reading, creative and logical thinking, and clear, persuasive writing. Students learn to analyze and interpret written texts, to use texts as evidence, to develop ideas, and to write exploratory and argumentative essays. Exploration, inquiry, reflection, analysis, revision, and collaborative learning are emphasized. In Fall, sections 16-125 are available to incoming undergraduates on the WSQ campus and sections 126-160 are available to incoming undergraduates on the BROOKLYN campus. Students are NOT permitted to add or switch sections after the first week of classes without first obtaining EWP permission. Contact: dm1@nyu.edu Two special versions requiring department consent are available to qualifying undergraduates. Writing the Essay, Science (sections 1-7 offered both Fall and Spring) is tailored for UA or UN students with a STRONG interested in science, medicine or psychology. Students must contact an advisor to discuss this option and obtain access. Writing The Essay, Goddard (sections 8-15, offered in Fall only) is offered ONLY for students who live in the Goddard Residence. Each stream focuses on some aspect of New York City and the Arts: All The World's a Stage, Global New York, Writing New York, and Poverty and Affluence. For access contact Ethan Youngerman: ewy200@nyu.edu Please note: EXPOS-UA 4 International Writing Workshop 1 is equivalent to and will substitute for EXPOS-UA 1 Writing The Essay for incoming freshmen or transfers for whom English is a second language. Only International students in UA, UE, UB, US, UN and UY may qualify to take this course instead of Writing The Essay. For information on eligibility or to learn about the course contact your advisor, visit our website, or contact Denice Martone at dm1@nyu.edu.

SOC-UA 1 Intro to Sociology 4, Spring Summer Fall

Offered every semester. 4 points. Survey of the field of sociology: its basic concepts, theories, and research orientation. Threshold course that provides the student with insights into the social factors in human life. Topics include social interaction, socialization, culture, social structure, stratification, political power, deviance, social institutions, and social change.

UGPH-GU 10 Health and Society in a Global Context Spring Fall

This course examines social, behavioral and cultural factors that have an
impact on public health in community, national and global contexts. We will
consider how health is influenced by factors such as age, gender, culture,
race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and social class. Public health
problems and their solutions will be analyzed in light of individual risk
factors as well as larger structural forces.

CHEM-UA 120 Introduction to Modern Chemistry 5, Fall Spring

Selected principles and applications of chemistry, with emphasis on the fundamental nature of chemistry. Basic course dealing with concepts of atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding, solution chemistry, equilibrium, reaction rates, and properties of gases, liquids, and solids.

Traditional Program - Spring 1 Courses
ACE-UE 110 Advanced College Essay: Educ & The Professions 4, Spring

Students in the Steinhardt School of Education and the School of Nursing are required to take this course. The course builds on Writing the Essay (EXPOS-UA 1) and provides advanced instruction in analyzing and interpreting written texts from a variety of academic disciplines, using written texts as evidence, developing ideas, and writing persuasive essays. It stresses analysis, inductive reasoning, reflection, revision, and collaborative learning. The course is tailored for students in the Schools of Education and Nursing so that readings and essay writing focus on issues that are pertinent to those disciplines.

CORE-UA 4XX Text & Ideas: Tpcs 4, Spring
No description available
PSYCH-UA 1 Intro to Psychology 4, Fall Spring

Amodio, Coons, Marcus, Phelps. Offered every semester. 4 points. Fundamental principles of psychology, with emphasis on basic research and applications in psychology's major theoretical areas of study: thought, memory, learning, perception, personality, social processes, development, and the physiological bases of psychology. Included in the class is direct observation of methods of investigation through laboratory demonstrations and by student participation in current research projects.

NURSE-UN 70 Anatomy & Physiology 3, Summer Spring Fall

45 hours lecture plus lab. 3 credits. The course focuses on the structure and function of the human body and how it affects health and wellbeing. The structure and function of each body system is studied and their inter-relationships explained.

Traditional Program - Fall 2 Courses
APSY-UE 1271 Developmental Psychology Across the Lifespan 3, Fall Spring

Discussion of human growth across the lifespan; multiple contexts in which development unfolds are explored & implications for practice are considered.

NURSE-UN 75 Microbiology 3, Spring Fall

45 hours lecture. 3 credits. This course introduces the principles of the infectious disease process with respect to the properties of infectious agents, modes of transmission, manifestations of infections, their prevention and treatment, and the properties of the immune system. Major infectious disease45 hours lecture. 3 credits. This course introduces the principles of the infectious disease process with respect to the properties of infectious agents, modes of transmission, manifestations of infections, their prevention and treatment, and the properties of the immune system. Major infectious diseases in humans, including the methods used for their identification in the clinical lab, are covered. Modes of transmission are described, as well as treatments and prevention. The application of principles of microbiology to the work of health professionals is also discussed.

CORE-UA 5XX Cultures & Contexts: Tpcs 4, Fall
No description available
NUTR-UE 119 Nutrition and Health 3, Fall

Introduction to nutrition science and its role in health and society: nutrient characteristics, requirements, and food sources, energy balance, weight control, dietary guides and food planning, and social and economic factors that affect food production and consumption. Liberal Arts CORE equivalent – satisfies the requirement for Natural Sciences for non-majors

UGPH-GU 20 Biostatistics for Public Health 4, Fall Spring

This course introduces basic concepts and techniques in the analysis of public health data. It is an applied course, emphasizing use, interpretation and limits of statistical analysis. Real world examples are used as illustrations, and computer-based data analysis is integrated into the course.

Traditional Program - Spring 2 Courses
UGPH-GU 50 Environmental Health in a Global World Spring Fall

This course will examine some of the key issues and principles of environmental health practice. It will focus on the how environmental health issues are defined and approached by civic groups, governmental officials and researchers. It will highlight how environmental threats come to the attention of the public and weigh the options for addressing these threats. Finally, it will underscore the need for multi-disciplinary approaches in understanding these threats and crafting solutions. We will focus on prevention of environmentally mediated diseases and discuss challenges to effective prevention.

UGPH-GU 40 Health Policy in a Global World Spring Fall

This course introduces students to key concepts in health policy formation, implementation and evaluation in a global context. Using a comparative lens, students explore organization, financing and delivery of health care services and health systems around the world. We examine the role of governmental and non-governmental agencies in delivering care and contributing to a health care infrastructure using case studies and other materials in a comparative approach. Key lessons in the implementation of new health policies and initiatives are explored across the developing world, as well as in a US as students explore health system performance, the quality and cost of care, the management of health care services, the process of health improvement and health reform. The course will use a multidisciplinary approach that employs sociological, political, economics, and ethical perspectives. The objective is to build an understanding of the fundamental ideas, issues, and problems currently debated in global health policy and management and to provide a foundation for future studies and careers in the global health field. Epidemiology in a Global World and Health and Society in a Global Context are recommended but not required pre-requisites for the course.

CAS-Search by Lang. Foreign Language (SPAN-UA, FREN-UA, etc.)* 4, Spring

* Course may be taken Pass/Fail after matriculation to NYU Meyers. All other courses must be taken for a letter grade.

UGPH-GU 30 Epidemiology 4, Spring
No description available
Traditional Program - Fall 3 Courses
NURSE-UN 239 Health Assessment & Promotion 4, Fall Spring

22.5 hours lecture plus lab. 3 credits. This course focuses on the development of comprehensive health assessment skills, including measures of physical and functional status, documentation of the assessment findings, and health promotion strategies for each body system. Considerations of racial and cultural differences are discussed with respect to health assessment as well as health promotion strategies.

NURSE-UN 240 Adult & Elder Nursing I 6, Spring Fall

45 hours lecture plus clinical and lab. 6 credits. This course focuses on the development of the concepts and skills used by the professional nurse. Using nursing theory, students apply the nursing process and nursing skills in the on-campus laboratory practice and in the care of adult clients and their significant others in clinical settings such as acute care facilities and skilled nursing facilities.

NURSE-UN 1261 Professional Nursing 3, Spring Fall

45 hours: 3 credits. This course explores historical assumptions about nursing as a basis for understanding professional roles and the image of nursing in today?s society. Nursing is identified as a learned, valued profession; emphasis is on the influence of history in its evolution. Contemporary nursing workforce, educational trends, and practice issues are explored as primary factors in professional status. Ethical and legal aspects of nursing practice are discussed. Political and economic factors shaping nursing practice in the health care delivery system are defined, evaluated, and compared to other health systems.

NURSE-UN 1435 Pathophysiology 3, Spring Fall

45 hours: 3 credits. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of usual health patterns of major body systems to changes that occur during the illness experience. Major pathophysiologic concepts are explored using a body systems approach. Theories relating etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical manifestations are used to study common disease processes. Concepts from anatomy, physiology, and chemistry courses provide the foundation for exploring human dysfunction. Concepts learned in this course are basic to nursing practice.

Traditional Program - Spring 3 Courses
NURSE-UN 120 Integrating Evidence into Clinical Practice 3, Spring Summer

45 hours lecture. 3 credits. The course focuses on the conceptual and research development of nursing knowledge that forms the basis of evidence-based practice. Areas of nursing inquiry currently investigated are presented. The validity of quantitative and the conformability of qualitative methods used to answer nursing research questions are discussed. Students critically evaluate current nursing research and assess applicability to clinical practice. They also evaluate and assess applicability of related research reported in the media.

NURSE-UN 241 Acute Care Psych Nrse 3, Summer Spring

22.5 hours lecture plus clinical. 3 credits. This course focuses on bio-psychosocial models as a perspective for viewing health promotion of persons and groups experiencing vulnerabilities and alterations in mental health across the life span. The nursing process is applied to individuals and groups in acute care mental health settings.

NURSE-UN 1241 Adult & Elder Nursing II 6, Summer Spring

45 hours lecture plus clinical and lab. 6 credits. The focus of this course is on professional nursing care for individuals and their significant others experiencing acute and/or chronic illness. The nursing process is applied in caring for adults and their significant others across health care settings such as the hospital, skilled nursing facilities, and home care.

NURSE-UN 1436 Nrsg Pharmacotherapeutic 3, Spring Summer

45 hours: 3 credits. This course provides students with the knowledge of pharmacologic preparations used in the maintenance of health and prevention of illness. The content focuses on the drug actions, therapeutic response, patient-teaching responsibilities, and nursing implications in identifying areas of side effects, adverse effects, drug interactions, and safe administration of medications for patients of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. Evidence-based research and legal/ethical issues are also addressed in the context of the nurses' role in pharmacotherapy.

Traditional Program - Fall 4 Courses
NURSE-UN 1242 Maternity Nursing 3, Summer Fall

22.5 hours lecture plus clinical and Recitation. 3 credits. This course focuses on providing a nursing process framework for examining families in the childbearing years. Individual, societal, cultural, and environmental variables and health care disparities relating to childbearing and parenting are identified. Delivery of nursing care to pregnant, laboring, and postpartum mothers and their newborns is the clinical focus, with a goal of maximizing the health potential of young families.

NURSE-UN 1243 Adult & Elder Nursing III 6, Summer Fall

45 hours lecture plus clinical and Lab. 6 credits. This course focuses on the interactions among aging, disease, functional ability, the environment, and health disparities of adults and elders. Emphasis is placed on the application of the nursing process to health promotion/maintenance and disease management relating to orthopedics, neurology, cognition and decision making, genitourinary, rehabilitation, immune dysfunction, and elimination in the adult and older adult populations.

NURSE-UN 1255 Pediatric Nursing 3, Fall Summer

45 hours Lect Plus Clinical and Lab: 5 credits.This course provides a family theory and nursing process framework for examining families in the child-rearing years from infancy through adolescence. Individual, societal, cultural, and environmental variables and health care disparities relating to childrearing and parenting are identified. Delivery of nursing care adapted to the unique health and developmental needs of children and th45 hours Lect Plus Clinical and Lab: 5 credits.This course provides a family theory and nursing process framework for examining families in the child-rearing years from infancy through adolescence. Individual, societal, cultural, and environmental variables and health care disparities relating to childrearing and parenting are identified. Delivery of nursing care adapted to the unique health and developmental needs of children and their families is the clinical focus, with a goal of maximizing the health potential of young families. There is a strong health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention component.

NURSE-UN 1248 Contemporary Issues in Health Care 3, Summer Fall

45 hours: 3 credits. This course will explore current issues in the
evolution of patient care in contemporary health care systems. Embedded in
the human experience of illness and health are rich sub-concepts with ethical
and moral implications such as comfort and suffering, genetics/genomics,
bioethics, addiction, culture and healthcare disparities, LGBT healthcare
needs, interprofessional collaboration, global health issues, and policy.
Ethics is an essential component of nursing practice and is inextricably
linked to quality care. Students will be challenged to think critically and
ethically about what society considers fair and just care as they explore
factors that influence the wellness-illness continuum of human experiences.
Discussions will focus on a variety of sources and formats to include: case
studies, selected evidence-based articles, care protocols, contemporary
editorials, film and student opinions. Students will use evidence-based
sources, to discuss scientific and technological advances that are creating
unprecedented opportunities, choices, and consequences that are inevitable
when illness and health care intersect.

Nursing Elective 3, Fall Spring Summer
No description available
Traditional Program - Spring 4 Courses
NURSE-UN 1244 Community Health Nursing 6, Fall Spring

45 hours lecture plus clinical. 5 credits. This course focuses on understanding and applying the theoretical principles of and evidence base for public health nursing to culturally competent, community health nursing practice and professional role development. The focus of community health nursing practice is on protecting and enhancing the health of communities and humanly diverse populations, including those at risk and those challenged by health disparities, developmental needs, and mental health concerns and for clients living with poverty. Emphasis is placed on health promotion, health care policy, and ethics.

NURSE-UN 1245 Leadership & Management in Nursing 6, Fall Spring

45 hours lecture plus clinical and Lab: 5 credits. The goal of this course is to facilitate the paradigm shift from student to professional nurse. The focus is on the understanding, synthesis, and application of the evidence- base for using leadership and management principles in prioritizing and delivering nursing care to groups of patients as a team member within the health care organization. The course prepares the student nurse for entry into professional nursing practice after graduation. It addresses health policy, economic issues, and the integration of ethical and legal aspects of care.

UGPH-GU 60 Undergraduate Experiential Learning in Global Public Health Spring Fall

The global health undergraduate experiential learning experience has a
three-fold goal: It: 1) broadens the student's exposure to public health
issues, 2) facilitates opportunities for students to observe public health
work and leadership in action, and 3) increases the student's knowledge of
specific career opportunities. The integration of didactic and fieldwork
experiences provide the student with opportunities to critically reflect on
the fieldwork experience, complete a public health project that is mutually
beneficial to the student and the university, and synthesizes public health
approaches. Students who enroll in section 001 are assigned to small teams
to complete their experiential learning fieldwork on the first day of
class. Fieldwork focuses on a public health issue on NYU’s New York campus.
Permission of the instructor is not required. Students who enroll in
section 002 find fieldwork placement at an organization of their choosing.
They are required to complete the 90 hours of fieldwork and the academic
seminar class concurrently during a semester. Permission of the professor
is required, and requires prior approval of fieldwork placement. For more
information, please go to:
http://giph.nyu.edu/academic-programs/undergraduate/experiential-learni…

15-Month Program - Fall 1 Courses
UGPH-GU 10 Health and Society in a Global Context Spring Fall

This course examines social, behavioral and cultural factors that have an
impact on public health in community, national and global contexts. We will
consider how health is influenced by factors such as age, gender, culture,
race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and social class. Public health
problems and their solutions will be analyzed in light of individual risk
factors as well as larger structural forces.

UGPH-GU 30 Epidemiology 4, Spring
No description available
UGPH-GU 50 Environmental Health in a Global World Spring Fall

This course will examine some of the key issues and principles of environmental health practice. It will focus on the how environmental health issues are defined and approached by civic groups, governmental officials and researchers. It will highlight how environmental threats come to the attention of the public and weigh the options for addressing these threats. Finally, it will underscore the need for multi-disciplinary approaches in understanding these threats and crafting solutions. We will focus on prevention of environmentally mediated diseases and discuss challenges to effective prevention.

UGPH-GU 40 Health Policy in a Global World Spring Fall

This course introduces students to key concepts in health policy formation, implementation and evaluation in a global context. Using a comparative lens, students explore organization, financing and delivery of health care services and health systems around the world. We examine the role of governmental and non-governmental agencies in delivering care and contributing to a health care infrastructure using case studies and other materials in a comparative approach. Key lessons in the implementation of new health policies and initiatives are explored across the developing world, as well as in a US as students explore health system performance, the quality and cost of care, the management of health care services, the process of health improvement and health reform. The course will use a multidisciplinary approach that employs sociological, political, economics, and ethical perspectives. The objective is to build an understanding of the fundamental ideas, issues, and problems currently debated in global health policy and management and to provide a foundation for future studies and careers in the global health field. Epidemiology in a Global World and Health and Society in a Global Context are recommended but not required pre-requisites for the course.

15-Month Program - Spring 1 Courses
NURSE-UN 239 Health Assessment & Promotion 4, Fall Spring

22.5 hours lecture plus lab. 3 credits. This course focuses on the development of comprehensive health assessment skills, including measures of physical and functional status, documentation of the assessment findings, and health promotion strategies for each body system. Considerations of racial and cultural differences are discussed with respect to health assessment as well as health promotion strategies.

NURSE-UN 240 Adult & Elder Nursing I 6, Spring Fall

45 hours lecture plus clinical and lab. 6 credits. This course focuses on the development of the concepts and skills used by the professional nurse. Using nursing theory, students apply the nursing process and nursing skills in the on-campus laboratory practice and in the care of adult clients and their significant others in clinical settings such as acute care facilities and skilled nursing facilities.

NURSE-UN 1261 Professional Nursing 3, Spring Fall

45 hours: 3 credits. This course explores historical assumptions about nursing as a basis for understanding professional roles and the image of nursing in today?s society. Nursing is identified as a learned, valued profession; emphasis is on the influence of history in its evolution. Contemporary nursing workforce, educational trends, and practice issues are explored as primary factors in professional status. Ethical and legal aspects of nursing practice are discussed. Political and economic factors shaping nursing practice in the health care delivery system are defined, evaluated, and compared to other health systems.

NURSE-UN 1435 Pathophysiology 3, Spring Fall

45 hours: 3 credits. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of usual health patterns of major body systems to changes that occur during the illness experience. Major pathophysiologic concepts are explored using a body systems approach. Theories relating etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical manifestations are used to study common disease processes. Concepts from anatomy, physiology, and chemistry courses provide the foundation for exploring human dysfunction. Concepts learned in this course are basic to nursing practice.

15-Month Program - Summer Courses
NURSE-UN 120 Integrating Evidence into Clinical Practice 3, Spring Summer

45 hours lecture. 3 credits. The course focuses on the conceptual and research development of nursing knowledge that forms the basis of evidence-based practice. Areas of nursing inquiry currently investigated are presented. The validity of quantitative and the conformability of qualitative methods used to answer nursing research questions are discussed. Students critically evaluate current nursing research and assess applicability to clinical practice. They also evaluate and assess applicability of related research reported in the media.

NURSE-UN 241 Acute Care Psych Nrse 3, Summer Spring

22.5 hours lecture plus clinical. 3 credits. This course focuses on bio-psychosocial models as a perspective for viewing health promotion of persons and groups experiencing vulnerabilities and alterations in mental health across the life span. The nursing process is applied to individuals and groups in acute care mental health settings.

NURSE-UN 1241 Adult & Elder Nursing II 6, Summer Spring

45 hours lecture plus clinical and lab. 6 credits. The focus of this course is on professional nursing care for individuals and their significant others experiencing acute and/or chronic illness. The nursing process is applied in caring for adults and their significant others across health care settings such as the hospital, skilled nursing facilities, and home care.

NURSE-UN 1436 Nrsg Pharmacotherapeutic 3, Spring Summer

45 hours: 3 credits. This course provides students with the knowledge of pharmacologic preparations used in the maintenance of health and prevention of illness. The content focuses on the drug actions, therapeutic response, patient-teaching responsibilities, and nursing implications in identifying areas of side effects, adverse effects, drug interactions, and safe administration of medications for patients of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. Evidence-based research and legal/ethical issues are also addressed in the context of the nurses' role in pharmacotherapy.

15-Month Program - Fall 2 Courses
NURSE-UN 1242 Maternity Nursing 3, Summer Fall

22.5 hours lecture plus clinical and Recitation. 3 credits. This course focuses on providing a nursing process framework for examining families in the childbearing years. Individual, societal, cultural, and environmental variables and health care disparities relating to childbearing and parenting are identified. Delivery of nursing care to pregnant, laboring, and postpartum mothers and their newborns is the clinical focus, with a goal of maximizing the health potential of young families.

NURSE-UN 1243 Adult & Elder Nursing III 6, Summer Fall

45 hours lecture plus clinical and Lab. 6 credits. This course focuses on the interactions among aging, disease, functional ability, the environment, and health disparities of adults and elders. Emphasis is placed on the application of the nursing process to health promotion/maintenance and disease management relating to orthopedics, neurology, cognition and decision making, genitourinary, rehabilitation, immune dysfunction, and elimination in the adult and older adult populations.

NURSE-UN 1255 Pediatric Nursing 3, Fall Summer

45 hours Lect Plus Clinical and Lab: 5 credits.This course provides a family theory and nursing process framework for examining families in the child-rearing years from infancy through adolescence. Individual, societal, cultural, and environmental variables and health care disparities relating to childrearing and parenting are identified. Delivery of nursing care adapted to the unique health and developmental needs of children and th45 hours Lect Plus Clinical and Lab: 5 credits.This course provides a family theory and nursing process framework for examining families in the child-rearing years from infancy through adolescence. Individual, societal, cultural, and environmental variables and health care disparities relating to childrearing and parenting are identified. Delivery of nursing care adapted to the unique health and developmental needs of children and their families is the clinical focus, with a goal of maximizing the health potential of young families. There is a strong health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention component.

NURSE-UN 1248 Contemporary Issues in Health Care 3, Summer Fall

45 hours: 3 credits. This course will explore current issues in the
evolution of patient care in contemporary health care systems. Embedded in
the human experience of illness and health are rich sub-concepts with ethical
and moral implications such as comfort and suffering, genetics/genomics,
bioethics, addiction, culture and healthcare disparities, LGBT healthcare
needs, interprofessional collaboration, global health issues, and policy.
Ethics is an essential component of nursing practice and is inextricably
linked to quality care. Students will be challenged to think critically and
ethically about what society considers fair and just care as they explore
factors that influence the wellness-illness continuum of human experiences.
Discussions will focus on a variety of sources and formats to include: case
studies, selected evidence-based articles, care protocols, contemporary
editorials, film and student opinions. Students will use evidence-based
sources, to discuss scientific and technological advances that are creating
unprecedented opportunities, choices, and consequences that are inevitable
when illness and health care intersect.

15-Month Program - Spring 2 Courses
NURSE-UN 1244 Community Health Nursing 6, Fall Spring

45 hours lecture plus clinical. 5 credits. This course focuses on understanding and applying the theoretical principles of and evidence base for public health nursing to culturally competent, community health nursing practice and professional role development. The focus of community health nursing practice is on protecting and enhancing the health of communities and humanly diverse populations, including those at risk and those challenged by health disparities, developmental needs, and mental health concerns and for clients living with poverty. Emphasis is placed on health promotion, health care policy, and ethics.

NURSE-UN 1245 Leadership & Management in Nursing 6, Fall Spring

45 hours lecture plus clinical and Lab: 5 credits. The goal of this course is to facilitate the paradigm shift from student to professional nurse. The focus is on the understanding, synthesis, and application of the evidence- base for using leadership and management principles in prioritizing and delivering nursing care to groups of patients as a team member within the health care organization. The course prepares the student nurse for entry into professional nursing practice after graduation. It addresses health policy, economic issues, and the integration of ethical and legal aspects of care.

UGPH-GU 60 Undergraduate Experiential Learning in Global Public Health Spring Fall

The global health undergraduate experiential learning experience has a
three-fold goal: It: 1) broadens the student's exposure to public health
issues, 2) facilitates opportunities for students to observe public health
work and leadership in action, and 3) increases the student's knowledge of
specific career opportunities. The integration of didactic and fieldwork
experiences provide the student with opportunities to critically reflect on
the fieldwork experience, complete a public health project that is mutually
beneficial to the student and the university, and synthesizes public health
approaches. Students who enroll in section 001 are assigned to small teams
to complete their experiential learning fieldwork on the first day of
class. Fieldwork focuses on a public health issue on NYU’s New York campus.
Permission of the instructor is not required. Students who enroll in
section 002 find fieldwork placement at an organization of their choosing.
They are required to complete the 90 hours of fieldwork and the academic
seminar class concurrently during a semester. Permission of the professor
is required, and requires prior approval of fieldwork placement. For more
information, please go to:
http://giph.nyu.edu/academic-programs/undergraduate/experiential-learni…

Students can choose this combined major while applying to the 4-year or 15-month accelerated BS programs.  

Technical Standards Requirements
Applicants must meet the Technical Standards for Core Professional Nursing Competency Performance in order to be eligible for admission to, progress in, and graduate from the nursing program.

Criminal Background Check Policy

All nursing students will be required to complete a series of clinical learning experiences in order to successfully meet the learning outcomes for a given program of study. Prior to participating in clinical learning experiences at any off campus healthcare facility, students are required to complete a criminal background check and a drug test. Each clinical facility has policies regarding possible convictions and potential drug use that may bar students from being accepted at the facility for clinical placement. If a student is not accepted to an assigned placement because of the findings of a background check or drug screen, NYU Meyers does not guarantee an alternate clinical placement. College policy dictates that students who are unable to complete  clinical requirements for any reason will be subject to dismissal from the program.

The process of obtaining a nursing license in New York and many other states, may involve consideration of an applicant’s criminal history or other conduct (see link to NYS license application (http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/nurse1.pdf). Criminal convictions and/or a record of certain other conduct may prevent a nursing student / graduate from being licensed and may preclude the nursing graduate from obtaining gainful employment as a nurse.  Applicants to NYU Meyers are encouraged to determine, prior to matriculation, the licensure requirements in the state(s) in which they intend to practice.

Equal Opportunity Statement

NYU Meyers does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Prospective students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for all of our programs.

All prospective freshmen must submit the following:

  1. The Common Application online, which includes a writing supplement
  2. Nonrefundable $70.00 application fee
  3. Official score reports to meet our standardized testing requirements
  4. Common Application School Report and official high school transcript
  5. Teacher Evaluation (at least one, but no more than two)
  6. Official transcripts of all college work for which academic credit has been earned
  7. The Common Application Mid-Year Report with updated transcript, showing first semester senior year grades, by March 1
  8. The Common Application Final Report with final transcript, showing proof of graduation, by July 1 (admitted students only)

No admission decision can be made until the application is complete. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions reserves the right to substitute or waive particular admissions requirements at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.

Students seeking financial aid must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15th. Please refer to the NYU site for additional financial aid submission requirements.

Early Decision for Freshmen Applicants
Please refer to the NYU site for detailed information about early decision.

Application Process for International Applicants
We welcome applicants who are neither citizens nor permanent residents of the US. Please refer to the NYU site for application requirements for international students.

Where can I find more information about this undergraduate opportunity?

More information about the global public health/nursing combined major can be found at http://publichealth.nyu.edu/academic-programs/undergraduate/faqs.html.