NURS 210 : Health Promotion Across the Lifespan

Credits

9

Class Hours

3 lecture and 18 lab

Prerequisites

Admission into the Career Ladder Nursing Program.

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Fall

Description

This course focuses on identifying needs of the total person across the lifespan in a wellness/health promotion model of care. It introduces the roles of the nurse, nursing code of ethics, and the nursing process with emphasis on learning self-health and client health practices. To support self-health and client health practices, students learn to access research evidence about healthy lifestyle patterns and risk factors for disease/illness, apply growth and development theory, interview clients in a culturally sensitive manner, and work as members of a multidisciplinary team utilizing reflective thinking and self-analysis.