Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: C- or better in FCS 2610 AND 5310. Pre- or Co-requisites: C- or better in FCS 2620.
This course is designed as an introductory class for individuals who want to learn more about the psychosocial needs and issues of infants, children, adolescents, and families in health care contexts. By the end of this course, students should be able to: 1. Outline developmental factors, for each age group, and how they interface with illness, injury, and healthcare; 2. Describe typical responses of infants, children, and adolescents to illness, injury, and healthcare; 3. Explain what parents and families experience when a child has a chronic illness or a disability; 4. Describe family and social issues involved with childhood healthcare; and, 5. Provide an explanation of family-centered care.