Write a 750- to 1,000-word paper that describes the importance of family in the health of our society using your practice environment as a base and one or more of the theories presented in the readings for this week. Address the following topics in your paper:
How does a family work as a system in promoting the health of its members?
What is the concept of family most used in your area of nursing practice? Is it the most helpful concept for considering family in nursing practice? Why?
Which of the theories presented in your readings this week is conducive to your area of practice and why?
Use a minimum of three references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Family Nursing: Research, Theory, and Practice, 5e
Chapter 1: Introduction to The Family
ISBN: 0130608246 Author: Marilyn M. Friedman, Vicky R. Bowden, Elaine G. Jones
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