Course details

NURS 194 - Context of Care I

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Credits: 3.00

Context of Care I --- This course introduces the ecological framework as a basis for nursing practice. Concepts include: patient-centered care and patient experience, family, community, populations, culture, global health, social justice, and diversity. Students will examine the transitions of care within and across the contexts in which care is provided and the health-illness continuum. They will be expected to reflect on how their personal beliefs may affect nursing care and describe the importance of respect, compassion, and empathy. Students have experiences in the community to introduce the broad scope in which nursing care is provided and to consider social determinants of health. They will be expected to engage in wellness activities to promote self-care.