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JOAQUIN P. VENUS III, MD,RN N203 Fundamentals Lecture part 1 of 7hrs 1300-1700 Monday August 23 rd, 2010, Taylor Ch2 pp 23-37. Varcarolis Ch36 pp. 730-744.

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1 JOAQUIN P. VENUS III, MD,RN N203 Fundamentals Lecture part 1 of 7hrs 1300-1700 Monday August 23 rd, 2010, Taylor Ch2 pp 23-37. Varcarolis Ch36 pp. 730-744

2 any group of people who live together two or more people who are related through blood, marriage, adoption, or birth (Duvall, 1977) an open and developing system of interacting personalities with structure and process enacted in relationships among the individual members regulated by resources and stressors and existing within the larger community (Smith & Maurer, 1995)

3 3 Definition A group of people related by blood, marriage, or adoption living together (USCB 2005) Two or more people who live in the same household (usually), share a common emotional bond, and perform certain interrelated social tasks (Spradly & Allender, 1996)

4 4 Family How well a family works together and how well it can organize itself against potential threats depend on its: family types structure (who its members consist of) function (the activities or roles family members carry out)

5 5 Family Types Family of orientation: - the family one is born into Family of procreation: - a family one establishes

6 Nuclear Dyad Extended Blended Compound Single-parent Cohabiting Foster Gay/ Lesbian

7 7 Family Structures Nuclear family: - family composed of husband, wife and children

8 Family Structures Dyad family: - family consists of 2 people living together usually man and woman without children 8

9 9 Family Structures Single Parent family: - family with one parent

10 10 Family Structures Cohabitation family: - composed of heterosexual couples who live together like a nuclear family but remain unmarried (may be temporary or lasting)

11 11 Family Structures Extended (multigenerational) family: -includes not only nuclear family but also other family members

12 12 Family Structures Blended family: - divorced or widowed person with children marries someone who also has children

13 13 Family Structures Communal family: - group of people who have chosen to live together as an extended family

14 Family Structures Gay or Lesbian family: - homosexual union, individuals of the same sex live together as parents for companionship, financial security, and sexual fulfillment Compound family - One man/woman with several spouses

15 15 Family Structures Adoptive family: - families who adopt children for various reasons: - inability to have children biologically - biological parents are unable to provide care and are willing to have their children adopted

16 16 Family Structures family: Foster family: - children whose biological parents can no longer care for them, may be placed in a foster or substitute home by child protection agency; temporary arrangement

17 17 Family Functions Family is passed from one generation to the next It is constantly changing and not well defined The family is a product of time and place The family develops its own lifestyle The family operates as a group The family allows independence among members to flourish

18 Patriarchal Matriarchal Egalitarian Democratic Laissez Faire

19 The role of the family is to help meet the basic human needs of its members while also meeting the needs of society. (Friedman, Bowden, & Jones, 2003) Buffer between the needs of the individual member and the demands and expectations of society.

20 Family Role Each member plays out their roles while interacting as personalities within the context of family unity Family develops an identity in terms of role responsibilities Every member has: personal status and personal roles a sense of role for other members. a sense of how family life ought to be.

21 Family Role In healthy families, the parental role is to guide the family functioning without being over authoritarian or having power. Society and community depends on the family to fulfill its role responsibilities both by custom and by law In all its roles, the family thrives only by adapting to the local community.

22 22 Family Role ROLES AND FUNCTIONS OF PARENTS/ELDERS IN THE FAMILY: - Wage Earner/ Provider - Financial Manager - Problem Solver - Decision Maker - Health Manager/Nurturer - Gate Keeper

23 Physical maintenance Socialization of Family Allocation of Resources Maintenance of Order Division of Labor Reproduction, Recruitment, and Release of family member Placement of members into larger society Maintenance of motivation and morale

24 Society Family individual

25 Family as a System The family as a whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Family members (subsystems) are in constant interaction with each other to survive The family strengthens individual subsystems emotionally and physically to maximize family power. A change in one family member affects all family members

26 26 Family as Part of a Community Community Geographical areas in which residents relate and interact among themselves Each of the residents leave in a community under a family

27 Getting and conserving energy from environment and inside system to facilitate a healthy internal family environment

28 Is able to create a balance between change and stability Seeks balance Moves in a way to minimize stress Seeks help Is amenable to nursing intervention

29 29 The Healthy Family MAJOR PHASES OF FAMILY LIFE: Well family Family in crisis

30 30 Nursing Process: Promotion of Family Health Assessment Nursing Diagnosis Outcome identification and planning Implementation Outcome evaluation

31 31 Assessment of Family Structure and Function: TOOLS : Genogram -a diagram that details family structure, provide information about the familys history and roles of various family member Family APGAR





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