NURS 1109: Health I: Health & Wellness

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the concepts of health, family, and community within the context of wellness. Students also examine significant theoretical and conceptual frameworks of health, including growth and development, determinants of health, Aboriginal health, population health, and primary health care, in relation to self. By reflecting on personal experiences, participants not only have opportunity to identify personal resources and challenges that impact health, family, groups, and community, but also to recognize the complexity of the change process as related to health-promoting behaviour. A feature of this course is to participate in a community health promoting activity. Delivered in a mixed mode format.

Corequisite(s): NURS 1121, NURS 1130, NURS 1160, and NURS 1163.

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