NURS 1209: Health II: Health & Chronicity

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

Course Description

Building on Health 1, this course provides students with opportunities to continue to explore the concepts of health, family, groups, and community within wellness. Students examine significant theoretical and conceptual frameworks of health, including the determinants of health, Aboriginal health, population health, and primary health care, in relation to the lived experience of chronicity and disability. By reflecting on the definitions of chronicity and disability, students will begin to appreciate the experience of life with a chronic health challenge and or a disability and its impact on health, family, and community within the context of wellness. Community resources will also be explored. A feature of this course is to participate in a community health promoting activity. Delivered in a mixed mode format.

Students will receive credit for only one of NURS 1111 and 1209.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C+" grade in NURS 1109, 1121, 1130, and 1160; and a "S" grade in NURS 1163.

Corequisite(s): NURS 1260, 1261, and 1263.

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