University of Calgary

NURS 208 - Perspectives and Influences of Health - Fall 2021

Students explore health and wellness through a primary health care and equity lens. Students examine concepts, theories and evidence for various perspectives about what creates and compromises health. Students engage with well persons across the life-course through education projects and wellness visits to gain beginning competence to work in community and primary health care settings.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (3-2)


  • Students may be required to complete clinical experience at locations that require travel and be scheduled during evenings, nights and week-ends. Nursing students are responsible for all travel, parking and accommodation costs related to clinical practice.


  • Credit for Nursing 208 and any of 201, 401, 420 and 531 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2022.
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