Full Time Lecturer
Nursing & Health Sciences / Community
Integration of theory and practice concepts that focus on the nurse¿s role in promoting health for women and beginning families. Variables that place women, the developing child and the family at risk or that could render a population vulnerable are identified and appropriate therapeutic interventions are described. Common health problems that women encounter across reproductive years are included. Learners are introduced to the role of women¿s health care nurse who promotes health, shapes supportive environments and provides guidance. Global issues affecting the health of women and their families are introduced. Within the context of professional values and accountability, ethical and legal issues influencing maternity and women¿s health are presented.