1. Develop competence in planning nursing care for a family.
2. Assist family members achieve an optimal level of health.
3. Provide health information to family members that allow clients to assume healthier behaviors.
Core knowledge development of family nursing requires the professional nurse to be knowledgably about family structure, function, dynamics, and theories. The professional nurse working with families who have children must also be proficient in social, psychological, and spiritual responses of chi... More