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Family Nursing

Course Prefix: 
NR
Course Number: 
340
Course Credits: 
6

Didactic, clinical with 3.5 class hours/week, 1.5 lab hours/week and 90 hours clinical/semester. Family assessment and diversity of family styles. Issues related to providing health care services for vulnerable family populations are compared with issues related to healthy families. Strategies to minimize health risk and to promote health and well being of the family are discussed. Care of parents, including pregnancy, and children from newborn through adolescence are presented in the context of a childrearing family as a complex adaptive system. Service learning opportunities are provided with vulnerable family populations. Prerequisites: NR 310 and NR 320.