NURS 210 - Health Promotion Across the Lifespan
Class hours: 3 lecture and 18 lab
Prereq: Admission into the Career Ladder Nursing Program.
Coreq: NURS 211 and NURS 212
Description: This course focuses on identifying needs of the total person across the lifespan in a wellness/health promotion model of care. It introduces the roles of the nurse, nursing code of ethics, and the nursing process with emphasis on learning self-health and client health practices. To support self-health and client health practices, students learn to access research evidence about healthy lifestyle patterns and risk factors for disease/illness, apply growth and development theory, interview clients in a culturally sensitive manner, and work as members of a multidisciplinary team utilizing reflective thinking and self-analysis.