The focus of this course is on caring for healthy children and families in a variety of settings. Students are introduced to the concepts of family-centred care and empowerment and examine structure, function, and tasks of families at various stages of their development. Determinants of health are used as the framework for exploring factors which influence the health of children and families. Common childhood illnesses are also discussed.

Lecture: Friday 0900-1145hr, Health Sciences Bldg, Room 104
Seminar: Tuesday 0830-1030hr, Health Sciences Bldg, Room 104