This course uses health promotion and population health frameworks to inform an understanding of mental health that goes beyond diseases and individual behaviors to consider the social determinants of mental health (SDMH). Situational transitions that are layered onto the SDMH create further health challenges. Health promotion focuses on advocating for the principles of primary health care to achieve resilience, justice and empowerment for individuals and families living with addictions and mental health challenges.
This course is part of the full-time Nursing (BScN) Advanced Entry, Nursing (BScN) Year 1 Entry Programs.
Course code: NURS 3163
Length: 45 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.