Online Nursing Courses - RNSG 403 - RN to BSN Online Completion Degree

Online Nursing Course - Family Nursing - RNSG 403

3 Units

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Course Description:

Course builds on previous knowledge related to concepts and theories applicable to families, and family nursing. Focus is on relationship between individuals, family; effects of family health on individual member of the family; cultural concepts and characteristics of a family; assessment of family power; construction, interpretation and inference of genogram; nursing knowledge, competencies and attitudes needed in caring for cultural diverse families.

Course Objectives:
  • Describe term family, family focus, evolution and goals.
  • Identify theoretical foundations for family nursing.
  • Select a cultural group and examine the dynamics of the family for the culture
  • Analyze current lifestyles of the group chosen: strengths, primary values, roles, power structure, affection.
  • Describe aspects of the plan of care that would be specific to this cultural group.
  • Develop and present a four generation genogram on a family; identify: Gender, relationships patterns/status, heath risks, chronic health problems; identify multigenerational trends.
  • Describe aspects of the plan of care that would be specific to this cultural group.
  • Explain how cultural assessment of family can be utilized in future practice.

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