|HPD||NURNP||2518D||3||Family Theory for NPS: Principles, Implications, and Application Across the Life Span|
This theory distance education (synchronous) course is concerned with the exploration and application of the various family health theories with respect to NP practice. Focus is on the definition and development of the family, types of families, family assessment and care of the family with application of family health theories. Examination and analysis of cultural diversity within families, health care policies, and end-of-life issues are included. Ethical issues with regard to the care of the family are also addressed.