Prerequisites: Admission to the Bachelor of Nursing program.

71:250 and 71:251.

This course offers the study of human responses, and related nursing care, for individuals challenged by acute physical or mental health problems. A family case study approach, with attention to human diversity, will assist the student to examine a range of illnesses with an emphasis on curative nursing care, health promotion, and disease prevention. Opportunities for discussion around related determinants of health, current research and knowledge, and ethical reasoning as a basis for professional nursing care, will also be included.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 71:252 in the BU Course Transfer Database.