University of Calgary

NURS 287 - The Science of Health I - Winter 2017

Determinants of health, health indices, principles and methods of epidemiology, and population-based health management are emphasized. Conduct of health surveys and use of population-based health data to identify health risk are addressed. Integration of concepts of microbiology and risk elevation related to ages and stages of the lifespan. Basic tenets of the meaning of evidence-based practice will be introduced.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Nursing 285, 288 and 289.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2017.
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