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NSPN 7400 - Perinatal Theory 3 Childbearing Families

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This course focuses on nurse­family partnerships, and is shared among the Neonatal, Pediatric and Perinatal Nursing Specialties. Using a post­modern family framework, NSPN 7400provides students with the opportunity to engage with a selected family in order to establish a relationship characterized by creative listening, respect for diversity, power sharing, and appreciation of own family values. Students will explore concepts such as family health, power, diversity, narrative, lived experience, meaning, context, and imagination.

Prerequisite(s)

75% in NSPN 7200

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explore the concepts of health, family, family health, family health promotion and family health partnership within the context of family nursing.
  • Contrast phenomenologic family nursing with traditional family nursing theory. Explore the process of engaging in conversations with family members.
  • Analyze family members' narratives in order to illuminate patterns and themes. Explore the relationship between nursing theory and family nursing practice.
  • Explore change theory to imagine possibilities for family­centered care within the context of family nursing practice.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

NSPN 7400 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  2. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  3. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  4. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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