This course is an introduction to the meaning of health including personal, family, community, and societal health. Participants examine theoretical and conceptual frameworks of health including health promotion, primary health care, prevention, and determinants of health. By reflecting on personal experiences, participants have the opportunity to identify personal resources and/or challenges that impact health as well as recognize the diversity of beliefs, values, and perceptions held by others. Opportunities to learn basic health assessment skills are included.
Prerequisites: Admission to the nursing program.