University of Calgary

NURS 498 - Supporting Health IV - Winter 2021

Nursing practices in caring for the chronically ill. A focus on practices to achieve healthful transitions and preservation of quality of life are emphasized. Common treatment modalities are presented including nursing therapeutics and pharmacological approaches to management of common chronic diseases. Tertiary prevention is emphasized and concepts and approaches to ongoing health assessment, health education, self-management, harm reduction, support, restoration, and palliation are addressed.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Nursing 485, 487, 488 and 489.


  • Nursing 495, 497 and 499.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2022.
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