Paramedic to AD Theory 2
This course will cover topics related to health promotion in the context of the family. Nursing care of the developing family topics including reproductive, pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum, and the newborn child will be covered. Patterns of adaptive and maladaptive behaviors, family dynamics, and grief and loss will be addressed utilizing mental health principles. An emphasis is placed on teaching and supporting healthy lifestyle changes. Nutrition, exercise/stress management, and risk reduction practices are addressed. Perioperative, malignancy, and chronic illness concepts are reviewed with related pharmacology concepts.