PNUR 232 - Health Promotion 3

This course is focused on health promotion as it relates to the continuum of care across the lifespan. Health promotion in the context of mental illness, physical and developmental disabilities and maternal /child health is highlighted. Normal growth and development from conception to middle adulthood is addressed.


Hours: 36 (Lecture Hours: 36)


APNP 130, APNP 131, APNP 132, APNP 133, APNP 134, APNP 135, APNP 136   
- OR- PNUR 110, PNUR 111, PNUR 112, PNUR 113, PNUR 114, PNUR 115, PNUR 116, PNUR 120, PNUR 120, PNUR 121, PNUR 122, PNUR 123, PNUR 124, PNUR 125, PNUR 126


Non-Course Prerequisites:


PNUR 230, PNUR 231, PNUR 233,  PNUR 235


Detailed Course Content, Topics and Sequence Covered:
Course outcomes will be met through examination and exploration of the following:- Normal growth and development - conception to middle adulthood
- Continuum of care for maternal/child health client
- Teaching and learning
- Continuum of care for clients experiencing mental illness
- Substance abuse
- Health promotion strategies for clients with mental illness and physical or developmental disabilities
- Promotion of safety for clients experiencing mental illness
- Families experiencing violence
- Public health services
- Resource allocation/inequities
- Illness prevention: Immunization
- Harm reduction
- Principles of trauma-informed practice
- Cultural safety across the continuum of care
- LGBTQ2 care
- Normal physiological changes related to pregnancy


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:1.   Identify normal patterns of growth and development from conception to middle adulthood
2.   Provide examples of public health services available to pregnant women in the community
3.   Describe health promoting strategies for the postpartum client and newborn.
4.   Provide examples of mental health/illness services available to clients in the community
5.   Describe how culture may impact utilization of mental health resources
6.   Compare the level of mental health services from urban to rural areas
7.   Explore examples of harm reduction activities
8.   Discuss disparities in the delivery of community health services in BC including LGBTQ2 care
9.   Identify and describe health promotion activities for clients living with mental illness and those living with disabilities
10. Analyze the impact of cultural safety and trauma-informed practice to support mental health
11. Give examples of teaching and learning strategies for care in the community
12. Discuss the impact of immunization in health promotion


Grading System: Percentage


Passing Grade: 68%


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.