Jessie Gibson

Assistant Professor
Unit: School of Nursing
Department: School of Nursing
Office location and address
225 Jeanette Lancaster Way
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
NUCO 4450: Population and Public Health Nursing
Credits: 3
This course enhances the student's application of concepts used in population-focused nursing practice to promote and protect health in communities and populations and respond to public health threats. Students analyze relationships between determinants of health as they relate to the health of populations local to global, especially vulnerable populations. Students complete an experiential learning project focused on one community/population.
NURS 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–3
Independent study in Nursing
GNUR 6025: Advanced Health Assessment
Credits: 3
Designed to provide the nurse practitioner student with advanced knowledge and health assessment skills in the primary care setting. Focus is on acquiring, analyzing, and refining assessment data as a basis for an accurate nursing and medical problem list. Variations and abnormalities in different developmental, cultural, and ethnic groups are considered. The lab portion of the course allows the student to practice advanced assessment skills. Prerequisites: GNUR 6010, one year of relevant clinical experience, and admission to NP or CNS program.