- Instructional Hours: 108
- Outside Effort Hours: 54
- Course Number: 31543306
- Credits: 3.00
This course focuses on topics related to health promotion for individuals and families throughout the lifespan. We will cover nursing care of the developing family, which includes reproductive issues, pregnancy, labor and delivery, post-partum, the newborn, and the child. Recognizing the spectrum of healthy families we will discern patterns associated with adaptive and maladaptive behaviors applying mental health principles. An emphasis is placed on teaching and supporting healthy lifestyles choices for individuals of all ages. Nutrition, exercise, stress management, empowerment, and risk reduction practices are highlighted. Study of the family will cover dynamics, functions, discipline styles, and stages of development.
Prereq: Nursing Fundamentals (31543301); Nursing Skills (31543302); Nursing Pharmacology (31543303); Nursing Intro to Clinical Practice (31543304)