nur464pn | undergraduate
Concepts Of Family Nursing Theory
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Impact of Cultural Diversity
- Discuss the growth of cultural diversity in the health care systems.
- Examine aspects of a nursing cultural assessment.
- Discuss variations among cultural groups.
Foundations of Family Health Nursing
- Describe the impact of family nursing theory and research on family nursing practice.
- Explain the role of the family health nurse in promoting family health across the life span.
- Analyze the impact of the changing family and social environment on family health practices.
Assessment of the Family
- Develop a family profile using Orem's model to view family characteristics, family structure, and family function.
- Describe the purpose of a mapping as an assessment tool when profiling a family.
- Differentiate between effective and ineffective communication patterns in families.
Family Nursing Across the Life Span
- Apply structural-functional, family systems, and developmental theories to the nursing care across the life span.
- Assess the family according to Orem’s universal health care requisites, development self-care requisites, and health care deviations or deficits.
- Describe patterns of health, disease, illness, and health promotion in families across the life span of the family.
Family as Caregiver
- Discuss a family's role as caregiver.
- Identify self-care deficits of families with a family member who has a chronic, acute, and/or terminal illness.
- Develop plan of care for a family using Orem's plan.
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