71:357 Gender and Lifespan Health II [Henriquez]

Prerequisite: Completion of Year II courses of B.N. program.

Students in this course will study women's and men's health, and common gerontologic conditions (age-related and pathologic) in classroom and clinical settings. A case study approach will be used to examine individual and family responses to illness while emphasizing nurse’s roles in health promotion, prevention, curative, rehabilitative, and supportive care. Determinants of health, current research and knowledge, and ethical reasoning as bases for professional nursing care will be discussed.

3 lecture hours per week, 4 clinical practice hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Nadine Henriquez