The course is designed to enable the students acquire knowledge of the socio-cultural development of man, the family and the community, it emphasizes the interaction between the community and the environmental forces that affect health. The importance of culture, the family and kinship is considered in the evaluation of population dynamics. The individual, family and kinship is considered in the evaluation of population dynamics. The individual, family community and civilization. Culture, race, ethnicity and communication.


Environment: rural urban, demography and population dynamics. The role of the nurse in

demographic data collection.

Fertility: family type and size

Mortality: life expectancy, illness, death and the dying. The Germ theory as it relates to the concept of disease patterns of life in the community and its relationship with disease. Health protection, life patterns and disease states. Diagnostic tests in health assessment.

 


Level of Study: 300 Level