Metropolitan State University

NURS 603 : Foundations of Integrative Care

A. Course Description
Credits: 2
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course focuses on the exploration of scientific approaches to healing using biochemical and energetic models. Students examine variables that contribute to treatment decisions, client self-care knowledge, evidence regarding efficacy of treatment modalities, and mutual treatment goals. Strategies are explored for utilizing an Integrative Care model in advanced nursing practice.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/24/2002 - 08/16/2004 08/17/2004 - 08/26/2005 08/27/2005 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Explain ways in which energy theory, biochemical, and physiological concepts contribute to an understanding of holism and holistic health care.
  2. Articulate a theoretical base for the use of energy based therapeutic interventions.
  3. Describe client and situational variables to consider when developing an integrative health care plan.
  4. Evaluate the utilization of Integrative Care within one's practice setting.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Prerequisite: Admitted ELMSN, MSN or DNP student or instructor's consent.