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Skills for Family Nursing (CLUSTER)
FAMILY NURSING
CLASS CODE: SFN 303 CREDITS:  4
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: NURSING
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: CLUSTER COURSE F0R NON-NURSING MAJORS ONLY. This course is designed to help the Non-Nursing Major understand common illnesses and disabilities of infancy, childhood, and adolescence; and understand the application of fundamental principles in caring for ill children in the family setting, and in improving overall wellness of children. Cluster courses for non-nursing majors ONLY.
TAUGHT: Fall, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Demonstrate understanding of how nutrition, routine health maintenance and responsible management of alterations in wellness in children contribute to life-long wellness of the individual.

2. Recognize and report behaviors, signs and symptoms which may indicate more serious conditions requiring evaluation by a primary health provider.

3. Identify community resources available to aid children and families.

4. Understand and teach the role of parent or care provider in the health care team.

5. Identify positive and negative behavior patterns in society which impact the safety and wellness of children.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Bio 100, Bio 150, or Permission of Instructor
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2003