NURS 6017 On the Home Front: Vet & Military Families
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Diverse and Vulnerable Populations, Advanced Nursing Practice,Children, Parents and Families,Other
Course Level: Masters Foundational
Course Type: PhD
Course Open to: Both Phd and DNP students
Institution:University of Colorado
Course Description: Dynamics and attributes of military/veteran families during & after military service. Explores issues of deployment, reintegration, parenting, compassion fatigue, and living with sequelae of combat stress (family violence, suicide, homelessness, PTSD). Evaluates preparation of civilian providers and family care interventions.
Method of Instruction: Asynchronous in Canvas.
Delivery Platform: Canvas
Campus visits required: None.
Course Contact: Sarah Moak Hyman
Tuition: NEXus Common Price
Other considerations: By the end of this course, the learner will be able to: 1. Evaluate the dynamics and attributes of military and veteran families during and after military service. 2. Examine the effects of deployment on service members and their families. 3. Explore the issues related to reintegration of the service member and the family into the community. 4. Analyze the major challenges military families face with reintegration, parenting, frequent moves, and living with the sequela of combat stress on the service member. 5. Appraise current issues facing caring for the caregivers with compassion fatigue. 6. Compare protocols for preparing civilian providers to meet the needs of service members and their families, and interventions for family care.
Available Seats by Semester for this course:
Instructor: Dr. Mona Pearl-Treyball
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-21-21
End Date: 05-21-21