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January 2007 Webster University NURS 3410 Family Health Promotion Term Class Spring I 2007 Monday 5 30 9 30 PM Instructor Email Karen Lea RN MN klea webster edu NOTE Be sure to check Connections for announcements assignments and other information COURSE DESCRIPTION This course focuses on characteristics of families Family theories are explored Students examine variables that influence the health of families Students conduct a family assessment identify strengths and health concerns and develop a plan for family health promotion activities COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this course the student will be able to 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Describe how nursing approaches for working with families differ from those used with individuals Discuss theories relevant to family nursing Explore factors influencing families health at different stages of development Describe influences of culture and society on the health of families Explore ethical principles related to care of families Examine the relationship between health status and family functioning Describe nursing interventions to promote the health of families in different life stages Discuss the impact of transitions on families TEXTBOOK Friedman M M Bowden V R Jones E 2003 Family nursing Research theory and practice 5th ed Upper Saddle River NJ Prentice Hall ESSENTIAL CONTENT Systems Theory Family Development Family Interviewing Process Anticipatory Guidance Diversity Family Care Giving Family Theories Family Structure and Function Family Assessment Family Transitions Ethics Family Health Promotion 2 TEACHING LEARNING ACTIVITIES Lectures discussion group work presentations audiovisuals role playing clinical experiences COURSE REQUIREMENTS Clinical 16 hours Guidelines for Family Selection 1 A family is defined as two or more people who have daily verbal communication 2 All family members consent to video taping of the health promotion project 3 Close family members or other students should not be used as the family selected



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