This course provides the student with an overview of human growth and development from conception through old age ending with a brief treatment of death and dying. The course emphasizes human growth and development as a dynamic process that occurs throughout lifespan. This course address: major theories of development, physical, cognitive, and social/emotional aspects of development, and lifespan of individual and the family.

This course is a continuation to Adult Health Nursing І / Theory. It focuses on the care of adult patients with specific and complex problems. Nursing process as a mean of maintaining physiological, psychological and socio cultural integrity is applied.  Problem solving and critical thinking skills are applied to analyze data to identify nursing and collaborative problems.