NUR426 Parent Child Nursing

This course introduces the student to principles, theories and concepts of caring for children and their families in a multicultural society. Students will study the effects of acute and chronic illness on growth and development and family dynamics. A key focus of this course is on health promotion, maintenance, and restoration. Integrated throughout this course is an overview of the common standards of parent/child health goals. Teaching and learning principles are discussed as they relate to patient- centered/ family-centered care.

Prerequisite: NUR357

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