Holistic Care of the Well Patient

This course prepares students to analyze health across the lifespan and differentiate between various states of wellness and illness. By relating quality measures and intended health outcomes to holistic nursing interventions, students will develop skills that promote trust and establish the foundations for relationship-based care. Students will consider equitable access to healthcare, discuss the just distribution of its resources, and examine the nurse's role in health policy development, healthcare delivery and advocacy. Prerequisites: 501, 513, 522, 523, 531, complete immunization and health record on file in the university health services office, C.N.A. certification, CPR certification, caregiver background check. Must be taken concurrently with 521, 537.