NURS 311

Holistic Nursing Care Across the Lifespan

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective January 11, 2011 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course focuses on the holistic nursing care of maternal, newborn, pediatric, geriatric, and mental health populations. Emphasis will be placed on the utilization of the principles of holistic and evidence based practice through the examination of selected alterations in health. Students will also examine principles of health promotion in diverse populations.

Special information

Note: Course is reserved for students in the LPN/BSN program.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Apply Modeling and Role Modeling theory to case-focused alterations in health of maternal, newborn, pediatric, geriatric, and mental health clients.
  • Apply professional standards and the principles of evidence-based practice in planning for the holistic nursing care of families and clients in the maternal, newborn, pediatric, geriatric, and mental health areas.
  • Evaluate the concepts of health and illness to maternal, newborn, pediatric, geriatric, and mental health clients utilizing a holistic, cross-cultural, person centered worldview.
  • Explain the underlying pathophysiology, clinical presentation, nursing assessments, and interventions for selected alterations in health.