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NURS125 - Lifespan Development and Nursing Practice

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
The focus of this course is to introduce the concepts of normal growth and development, developmental theories, and strategies for the nurse to consider regarding nursing care of the patient across the lifespan.  An emphasis on identifying the developmental task in correlation to patient’s current situation in the health-illness continuum will be discussed.  The use of effective coping mechanisms will also be a focus of study.