Course Descriptions

NUR 212 - Maternal - Neonatal Nursing - WR (Seven Weeks)

4 Credits

NUR 212 focuses on the basic needs of maternal and neonatal patients, using the Nursing Process to provide quality, safe, patient centered care for diverse populations through teamwork and collaboration. Students use knowledge and science to manage maternal and neonatal considerations in the acute care setting. Two class hours, three conference hours, nine clinical laboratory hours. The core competencies of Associate Degree Nursing practice expanded upon in NUR 112 are applied to this patient population.

Prerequisites: NUR 112 with a minimum grade of C, BIO 145 with a minimum grade of C, PSY 212 and ENG 101; corequisites: NUR 210, BIO 202, SOC 101, unless previously taken.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. At the completion of this course, for selected maternal/neonatal patients, a student will be able to:
2. Integrate Nursing Judgment as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
3. Integrate Human Flourishing as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
4. Integrate Professional Identity as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
5. Integrate a Spirit of Inquiry as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
6. Analyze factors that influence patients’ ability to meet Basic Needs.
7. Apply the Nursing Process to provide safe, quality, patient-centered care for diverse populations, using approaches such as critical thinking, nursing knowledge and science.
8. Assess the patient’s ability to meet physiologic, safety and security, love and belonging, and self-esteem needs.
9. Formulate and prioritize selected nursing diagnoses.
10. Develop an individualized plan of care through establishment of patient outcomes
and nursing interventions.
11. Implement and prioritize nursing interventions using evidence based practice.
12. Evaluate progress toward attainment of patient outcomes.
13. Identify factors that impact achievement of patient outcomes.
14. Adjust priority nursing interventions and modify the plan of care as needed.
15. Use principles of management and delegation to plan nursing care for the maternal/neonatal dyad.
16. Establish priorities to manage nursing care for the maternal/neonatal dyad.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018