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This course is an introduction to the discipline of nursing. Students are introduced to the philosophy of primary health care and the framework for nursing at UPEI. Clinical experiences occur in community settings with well elderly clients. Students learn beginning skills in communication, assessment and psychomotor techniques through active involvement in classroom discussions, labs, and tutorials.
Gallant, M., Beaulieu, M., & Carnevale, F. (2002). Partnership: An analysis of the concept within the nurse-client relationship. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 40(2), 149-157.
MacDonald, G. (1994). Time of challenge and change: History of the Prince Edward Island School of Nursing (pp 2-28). Charlottetown : Author.
Munro, M., Gallant, M., MacKinnon et al.(2000). The Prince Edward Island conceptual model of nursing: A nursing perspective of primary health care. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 32 (1), 39-55.
Stewart, M. J. (2000). Framework based on primary health care principles. In M. Stewart (Ed.), Community nursing: Promoting Canadians’ health (pp. 58-70). Toronto: Saunders.
Zilm, G. (2009). The smart way: An introduction to writing for nurses (3rd ed.; Chapter 1(1-20), Chapter 2(26-42)). Philadelphia, PA: Mosby.
Pender, N. J., Murdaugh, C. L., & Parsons, M. A. (2006). Health promotion in nursing practice (pp. 50-55). (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.
Pender, N. J., Murdaugh, C. L., & Parsons, M. A. (2006). Health promotion in nursing practice (5th ed.; pp. 126-136). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.
Wright, L. & Leahey, M. (2013). Nurses and families: A guide to family assessment and intervention (6th ed.; pp. 51-150). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company.