Course DescriptionThe focus of the course is to analyze, and apply theory and contemporary concepts associated with health and illness, health care delivery, and family development though the lifespan. Discussion will involve individuals and families with a focus on contemporary nursing practice at primary, secondary, and tertiary levels. Examples of concepts to be explored are: client-nurse diversity, self-care, and care-giver burden, chronic illness, resilience, and powerlessness.
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In order to take this course, you must have a current nursing registration/licensure with a College of Nurses or nursing regulatory body in a Canadian province or territory. You must also be formally admitted to the post diploma BScN degree through the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing prior to enrolment in this course.
The scheduling reflects the classroom-based instruction. In addition, students are required to participate in a mandatory weekly Internet component.
Students enrolled in Internet sections of this course are required to write the course test and/or exams online at preassigned dates and times. The end dates for these sections have been adjusted to accommodate this requirement. Details will be provided at the start of each course.
See the Nursing website, www.ryerson.ca/ce/nursing, for further information.