Course: Nursing Health Promotion
Catalog Number: 31543306
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PREREQUISITES: 31543301 Nursing Fundamentals, 31543303 Nursing Pharmacology, and 31543304 Nursing: Intro to Clinical Practice and CONDITION: 315431 Practical Nursing admission requirements met
Description: ......focuses on topics related to health promotion in 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 lifestyle 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. Course requires a minimum grade of "C" or better.