This course will focus on the teaching-coaching function of the nurse practitioner in health promotion, screening and disease prevention activities across the life span for individuals, families and communities. Epidemiological principles and health promotion goals will be examined, with emphasis on cultural and environmental influences, individual assessment, and evidence informed practice. Methods of inter-sectoral collaboration and intervention strategies to optimize health-seeking behaviours within the context of the family, group, and/or community will be explored. LECTURE/SEMINAR: 3 hours CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: 100 hours across the course HOURS OF CREDIT: 6. 05-09-2018-30-11-2018 Graduate Studies Days to be Announced, Times to be Announced, Room to be Announced