NUR 210 - Families and the Wellness Continuum Across the Lifespan

7 credits (PREREQUISITE: NUR 200)

This course introduces the student to the concept of family-centered care across the lifespan. It focuses on care of childbearing, childrearing and aging families. Physiological, psychosocial and spiritual dimensions of developmental stages of clients and families are explored and community-based resources are emphasized. Students learn to use the nursing process to promote and maintain health, prevent alterations in healthcare status and restore clients to previous levels of wellness. Nutrition, pharmacotherapy, client teaching and ethico-legal issues are integrated throughout the course. Clinical experiences are provided in acute and non-acute settings as well as the Hartford Public school system. (F, Sp, Su)