NS3330 - Foundations of Holistic Nursing - 7 Credits
This course focuses on the role of the professional nurse in using therapeutic communication, maintaining professional boundaries and giving, translating, or transmitting health information to meet the holistic health needs of the client and their family. Health promotion and maintenance principles are incorporated throughout this course, as applied to self health and client health practices. Students will learn to apply growth and development theory, access research about risk factors in illness prevention, and work with clients in a culturally-sensitive manner. Family nursing theory is applied throughout the health experience. In addition, teaching/learning theory and psychosocial health concepts will be applied to individuals, families, and communities.
Delivery: on campus