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List 3 Reasons to Study Families.
1. Family is a critical resource for delivering healthcare.
2. Any disfunction that affects one family member affects all family members.
3. You gain a clearer understanding of individuals when veiwed in the family context.
Define "Family" according to Friedman.
Freidman - "Two or more persons who are joined together by bonds of sharing emotional closeness and who identify themselves as being part of the family"
Define "Family" according to Hanson and Boyd.
Hanson & Boyd: Family refers to two or more individuals who depend on one another for emotional, physical, and/or economic support. The members are self defined.
Define Family of Orientation
Family unit into which a person is born.
Define Nuclear Family
The family of marriage, parenthood, or procreation
Define Extended Family
Nuclear Family and other related (by blood)persons;these people are "kin"
List 6 Traditional Family Forms
1.Nuclear Family - one parent working, living in same household.
2.Nuclear Family- dual earner/dual career.
3.Single parent family
4.single adult living alone
5.Middle aged or elderly couple
6.Extended kin Network
List 7 non-Traditional Family Forms
1. Unmarried parent & Child
2.Unmarried couple & child
3. Cohabiting Couple
4. Gay/Lesbian family
6. Augmented Family
7. Commune Family
8. Household with pet
List 6 Functions of the Family
1.Economic Survival
2.Reproduce the species
3.Provide Protection
4.Pass the Culture (religious faith)
5.Educate the young(socialize)
6.Confer Status
Discuss 8 Characteristics of a health family
1.Communicates and listens
2.Affirms and supports one another.
3.Teaches respect for others
4.Has a sense of play and humor
5.Exhibits a sense of shared responsibility
6.Teaches a sense of right and wrong
7.Values services to others
8.Admits to and seeks help with problems.
Describe Four Approaches to Family Nursing.
Family as context, Individual as client:

Individual as foreground, family as background
Describe Four Approaches to Family Nursing
Family as Client:

Family as foreground, individual as background.

All individual family members are assessed.
Focus is on every family member.
used in community health nursing
Describe Four Approaches to Family Nursing
Family as system:
Focus on assessment of interactions amond family members; internal dynamics and realationships among members.
Used in advanced nursing Practice
Describe Four Approaches to Family Nursing
Family as Component of Society:
Family viewed as one of many institutions in society.
Approached used in classes for new parent, support groups and health teaching for family groups. (alzhiemer's)
Define "Family" Healthcare Nursing"
The process of providing for the health care needs of famiilies that is within the scope of nursing practice.