Focus is on the basic needs of maternal and newborn clients with the use of the nursing process to promote wellness, prevent illness and manage responses to identified actual or potential health problems. Topics include normal perinatal outcomes, current birth practices and common maternal and neonatal considerations. The core components of Associate Degree Nursing Practice (Professional Behaviors, Communication, Assessment, Clinical Decision Making, Therapeutic Nursing Interventions, Teaching and Learning, Collaboration, and Managing Care) are explored and applied. Two class hours, three conference hours, nine clinical laboratory hours.
Prerequisites: NUR 112 with a minimum grade of C, BIO 143 with a minimum grade of C, PSY 212 and ENG 101; corequisites: NUR 210, BIO 202, SOC 101, unless previously taken.
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Spring Semester 2014
Summer Session 2014