Admission to MSN program or consent of Program Director. (3).
Designed to assist the Family Nurse Practitioner in thinking about the family system while providing primary health care. Bowen Family Systems Theory and Schaal’s Model of Family Practice provide the theoretical underpinnings along with other mid-range theories. Assessment and intervention in selected mental health problems across the lifespan (substance abuse, family violence, depression); appropriate referral process and community resources.