This course focuses on the role of the nurse in promoting health and reducing risk behaviors of individuals and families across the lifespan. It examines examples of nutrition, physical activity, and stress management with emphasis on the impact of genetics, values, lifestyle, and environmental and cultural influences. The course emphasizes collaboration with other healthcare providers; integration of practice and policy while developing interventions; and patient teaching as essential functions of the nurse.
6 hours of online lecture per week for 7 weeks
- NUR 3120 or NUR 3121