Mar 30, 2020  
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[3 Credits]
Family, Genetics and Health Promotion builds upon scientific and psychosocial principles of health promotion and genetics within the context of family. The course focuses on the integration of family influences, genetics, and health promotion in the enhanced health status of patient across the lifespan. The course provides the primary care family nurse practitioner and other advanced practice registered nurse students with a comprehensive understanding f the concepts and theories related to families, genetic influences on the family and its individual members as well as the health promotion strategies needed to strengthen and promote the health of the family and its individual members. Learning experiences emphasize critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills needed in order to assess families and their individual members, recognize genetic influences on health status and to identify evidence based health promotion interventions that will strengthen the health of the family and its members.