Program Calendar (2017/18)
PNAP-113 - Variations in Health
|PNAP-113||Variations in Health||4 - credits||$679.92|
This course provides the learner with the foundations of disease and illness across the lifespan. Learners will gain an understanding of pathophysiological alterations of body systems. Nursing management of disease and illness across the lifespan with an emphasis on interventions and treatment is also discussed. The learner’s understanding of pathophysiology as it relates to the ageing process and selected chronic illness will increase. A major focus of this course is on the care of the older adult experiencing a health challenge. Cultural diversity in healing practices will be explored as well as evidence-informed research and practice.
Prerequisites: Admission to the Access to Practical Nursing Program; Human Anatomy and Physiology for Practical Nurses with a minimum grade of 65% or equivalent.
Corequisites: Professional Communication A; Health Promotion A; Variations in Health A; Pharmacology A; Integrated Nursing Practice A.
Delivery Method: Online
Credits: 4 | Length: 60 hours | Course Outline for PNAP-113
PNAP-113 Variations in Health can be found in the following programs: