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Applied Social Science for Enrolled Nurses

To enable students to understand key concepts from developmental, cultural and social theories and how these influence the health of consumers, families/whanau and the community.

Course Code NURS4412
Level 4
Credits 15


The learning outcomes for this course are:

Discuss the application of theories of human development across the lifespan and their relevance to the provision of care to health consumers.

Describe the concept of cultural safety in nursing practice and explain the role of Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi and its relationship to the experience of the health consumer.

Discuss the socio-political and cultural influences that impact on the delivery of health care for health consumer, family/whanau and communities.

Identify and discuss diversity and attitudinal behaviours that impact on health care delivery and the health of the health consumer, family/whanau and communities.

Delivered as part of the following programmes