Course Description for Family/Community Assessment
Co-requisite: NUR 3065L, NUR 3028L, and NUR 3128
Description: This course includes information required for the assessment of health indicators in culturally diverse, healthy families and communities and the identification of community resources and assets. The focus is on recognition of multiple influences on families and populations as they adapt to everyday life---events. The nursing process is used to examine the relationship between these influences and family and community functioning. The emphasis is on the role of the professional nurse in engaging families and communities in health promotion, risk reduction and disease prevention.