Integration and Application of Family Theory in Primary Care

Course Number: FNP 61033
3 Credits

This course is designed to integrate theories of family development with particular emphasis on the military family. The course utilizes the concepts of family, family theory, family forms, and family assessment tools as a basis for analysis of families. Such issues as family struggles, support systems, long distance relationships, and re-integration after deployment are addressed. Substance abuse, violence within families, reconciling family and career issues, and elder care are considered as well. The course also focuses on legal issues affecting families and the impact of culture on families