Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
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NURS 340RN Nursing with Families 3 sem. hrs.
Theoretical content focuses on using critical thinking to examine the role of the nurse with families. Knowledge of family health risks and health promotion is emphasized to assist families to promote, maintain, restore, or reorganize health. Knowledge from the liberal arts and sciences is integrated to fully understand family structure and function. Communication with the family is discussed in relation to application of the nursing process. Although this is not a clinical course, specific therapeutic family nursing interventions are examined from a theoretical perspective. Related classroom activities include learning more about community resources that are available to families. Students will practice with genograms and ecomaps. Students will have the opportunity to examine family ethics case studies. Students will have opportunities to practice steps in family nursing process through the use of case studies. Pre-requisite: 300RN level courses. Offered twice a year.
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