Care of Childrearing Families

Course IDCourse NameCourseCategoryCredit Hours
NRSI 213Care of Childrearing FamiliesBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSINGNURSING4

Two hours of theory and two clinical laboratory hours.

This course will focus on the development of competencies for the nursing management of children experiencing potential and actual alterations in health. An emphasis will be placed on the nurse’s role in health assessment and health promotion. Normal functioning and patterns of alteration for children within the context of the family are covered. The course will emphasize the nurse’s role in the application of nursing process utilizing critical thinking and problem solving while managing care of children and their families and working collaboratively with other health professionals to promote health. Sociocultural, economic, political, and ethical factors that impact health promotion, disease prevention and risk reduction for the childrearing family are examined. The applications of research and evidence-based nursing practice as applied to the childrearing family are examined.