Nursing 2130 Nursing of Children and Young Families (Fall 2019)

The focus of this course is on caring for healthy children and families in a variety of settings. Students are introduced to the concepts of family-centred care and empowerment and examine structure, function, and tasks of families at various stages of their development. Determinants of health are used as the framework for exploring factors which influence the health of children and families. Common childhood illnesses are also discussed.

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List of Reserve Material: 

Turner, G., & Mackay, S. (2016). The impact of school nurse interventions: Behaviour change and mental health. British Journal of School Nursing, 10(10), 494-506.

Laforet-Fliesser, Y., MacDougall, C. & Buckland, I. (2012). School Health. In L. Stamler & L. Yiu (Eds.) Community health nursing: A Canadian perspective, 3rd ed. Toronto, ON: Pearson. pp. 283-299.

Hunter, G. (1996). An Unnecessary Death: A humbling tale of things gone wrong. Canadian Nurse, 92(6), 20-25.

Bastable, S. & Dart, M.A. (2014). Developmental stages of the learner.  In S. Bastable Nurse as educator: Principles of teaching & learning for nursing practice, 4th ed. Boston, Mass: Jones and Bartlett. pp. 165-213.

Bastable, S. & Doody, J.A. (2014). Behavioral objectives. In S. Bastable Nurse as educator: Principles of teaching and learning for nursing practice, 4th ed. Boston, Mass: Jones & Bartlett. pp. 423-465.