This course focuses on the promotion of health for individuals across the lifespan in acute care. Health promotion programs are examined. The role of the practical nurse in supporting and assisting clients in acquiring information is explored to include the maternal and child client group. The responsibilities of accurate reporting and documenting are discussed. The nurse also needs to understand the collaboration between various health sectors in order to ease transition when clients enter or leave acute care. Opportunities for client teaching and learning are stressed.
This course is part of the full-time Nursing (BScN) Year 1 Entry Program.
Course code: NURS 2163
Length: 30 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.