Preconception health measures
conveying information about health related risks
Placenta previa, abruptio placentae, preterm rupture of membranes, and pregnancy loss are risk factors that
are increased in mothers who smoke
pregnant women exposed to secondh
Alcohol is water- soluble
It is rapidly and efficiently
absorbed from the stomach, small
intestine, and colon into the
bloodstream after consumption.
It then crosses the blood brain
barrier and produces a dosedependent sedative e
Final Exam: CPHL 302 Fall 2014
Professor: Dr. A. Moorhouse
Date: on campus: Dec. 6, 2014
Alternative date: Dec. 8, 2014
Time: 2 hours
Select one topic.
Demonstrate critical thinking about an ethical issue.
Use ethical decision making process to argue a
OLDs Maternal Textbook
-The goal of effective, holistic nursing care requires nurses to recognize that their patients values, behaviors, decisions,
and needs do not exist in a vacuum; instead, nurses must actively seek to learn about and care fo
Nursing Assessment for mental health disorders!
Mental status Exam
Level of consciousness
Insight (individuals not
Schizophrenia is a severe, lifelong brain disease that makes it difficult for a person to
communicate with others, respond emotionally, make decisions and think clearly.
The effects of schizophrenia can be frightening, both for the person wh
For midterm for mental health/crisis management (week 7)!
History, stigma, beginning stuff 1/3 (week 1-3)
Rest (week 4-6)
*No mood disorders (e.g. depression) , or delusions on midterm
70 questions, no SA
Social justice is the
Community Health Assessment
Introduction & Ethical
Module 5, 2015-2016
CNUC832, Malone, 2015-2016
Health Promotion Documents,
Models & Approaches
What helps to frame, promote, &
CNUC832 - Module 4
Creating & Maintaining Health
What works & What does not?
(McMurray, 2011, p. 33-40 - Ref. at the end of ppt
A complex of elements in interaction (Von Bertalanffy); a set of parts or components together with relationships between
the parts and between the properties of the parts. The parts or components of the system may be referred to as the
-Traditionalism, structuralism, modernism, positivism share the tenets of logical empiricism
- Postmodernism, humanism, naturalism, post-positivism again, a way of labeling philosophies share the tenets of
- Parse (1987) is credited w
Critical social theory:
involves a commitment to penetrate the world of objective appearances in order to
expose the underlying social relationships that are often concealed
addresses the unequal social, economic & power relations that often exist
Thoughtful action vs. Reflective action:
Thoughtful action uses reflection "what am I doing?"
Reflective action uses reflection "why am I doing this?"
Critically reflective practice:
process of inquiry to discover and research the assumptions tha
Drugs and Human Behaviour
-in the course drugs will be used to refer to psychoactive drugs
1. To define essential terms related to drug use
Bio-Psycho-Social Nature of Drug Effects
Nerve cell/cellular: changes in brain chemistry
Systems Theory (week 6)
first proposed in the late 1930s by Ludwig von Bertanlanffy who believed that the systems model was a framework in which
otherwise unconnected parts are integrated
a grand theory that nursing has borrowed from other disciplines and
abstract notions, ideas, images, mental formulations of an object or an event that is derived from an
individuals experience and her/his perception.
Concepts are the fundamental building blocks of knowledge
are comprised of universal and p
Goals on nursing
-focus on health promotion, care, cure and prevention of illness
Designated by societal norms
-nurse is decision maker
-QN data (numbers) e.g. if a person complained of being ill first thing you do is take t