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​​​​ ​​Course Title​​​​​
Family Health and Child Protection
​​​ Cour​se Code
ELEC 412
​​​​ Credit Hours
​2
​This course designed to familiarize students with the issue of violence in general with a focus on family violence in order to recognize, respond, and investigate incidents of family violence in practice. This theoretical course covers various family and child protection aspects, concerns, dilemmas, and controversies, mainly in the healthcare context and nursing profession. It explores the major national and international health concerns that may lead to health disparities among vulnerable p​opulations. Further, it explores philosop​hical, historical, social, cultural, and clinical aspects of the various violence and justice concepts that would assist Saudi nurses to maintain holistic care, protection, and advocacy nursing principles. Thus, allows nursing students to practice ethically within the nursing profession at national and international levels.