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Nursing Health Promotion

Credits: 3
Course Number: 31-543-306

Course Description

31-543-306 NURSING HEALTH PROMOTION ...this course focuses on topics related to health promotion for individuals and families throughout the lifespan. We will cover nursing care of the developing family, which includes reproductive issues, pregnancy, labor and delivery, post-partum, the newborn, and the child. Recognizing the spectrum of healthy families we will discern patterns associated with adaptive and maladaptive behaviors applying mental health principles. An emphasis is placed on teaching and supporting healthy lifestyles choices for individuals of all ages. Nutrition, exercise, stress management, empowerment, and risk reduction practices are highlighted. Study of the family will cover dynamics, functions, discipline styles, and stages of development. (Prerequisites: 10-809-188, Developmental Psych; 31-543-301, Nursing Fundamentals; 31-543-302, Nursing Skills; 31-543-303, Nursing Pharmacology; 31-543-304, Intro to Clinical Practice; Corequisites: 10-801-196, Oral/Interpersonal Communication; 31-543-307, Nursing: Clinical Care Across Lifespan)

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

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How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

This course is associated with the following programs:

What will I learn?

  1. Use principles of teaching/learning when reinforcing teaching plans
  2. Apply principles of family dynamics to nursing care
  3. Adapt nursing interventions for maladaptive patterns of behavior
  4. Plan nursing care for patients with reproductive issues
  5. Plan nursing care for a healthy pregnant woman
  6. Plan nursing care during uncomplicated labor and delivery
  7. Plan nursing care for a healthy newborn
  8. Plan nursing care for the post-partum patient
  9. Examine adaptations of nursing care for patients from infancy through adolescence
  10. Plan nursing care for the ill child
  11. Plan a healthy diet for a well patient
  12. Encourage healthy lifestyle behaviors in patients
  13. Promote safety/accident prevention for patients from infancy through adolescence
  14. Promote healthy coping in acute and chronic illness

Class Details

Class Number:
22425
Delivery:
In-Person
Term:
Spring 2025
Session:
8W2
Date Range:
-
Estimated Cost:
$496.55 *

Class Notes

  • All exams will be proctored in the Assessment Center. The instructor will provide you with exam information.

Meeting Times

Dates Day(s) / Time Location(s)
03/31/25 - 05/13/25 M, Tu
8:30 AM - 11:20 AM
Sturgeon Bay Campus Room SC114

* Cost displayed is an estimate and may be discounted if attendees are residents of Northeast Wisconsin Back to cost

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