Health Promotion and Risk Reduction Across the Lifespan
Course Number: Nursing 537
Type: Lecture; web blended
Prerequisite(s): Graduate Standing or Permission of Instructor
The purpose of this course is to examine the theory and research of health promotion and its application to practice. It will prepare the health care professional to provide population centered interdisciplinary, prevention-oriented healthcare. Healthy People 2010 will be used as a framework along with theories, concepts, and research from multiple disciplines. Health care models are examined for effectiveness within various social, psychological, cultural, political, and economic contexts. Students successfully completing this course will be able to synthesize models of health promotion and risk reduction and integrate them in their professional setting with individuals and groups (including families, communities, and special populations).