Course Descriptions

NUR 212 - Maternal - Neonatal Nursing

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.

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.

Learning Attributes: WR

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Utilize professional communication with members of the interprofessional team.
2.Analyze data that influence patients’ ability to meet Basic Needs for selected maternal-neonatal patients.
3.Adapt therapeutic communication techniques to meet the needs of patients and families for selected maternal-neonatal patients.
4.Apply the Nursing Process using evidence-based practice with clinical reasoning for selected maternal-neonatal patients.
5.Manage nursing care utilizing principles of prioritization for a postpartum patient and neonate.
6.Evaluate data to determine if assistance is required to meet safety needs for selected maternal-neonatal patients.
7.Demonstrate accountable behaviors consistent with professional nursing practice.
8.Relate ethical behaviors to the principles of the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics.
9.Discuss evidence-based practice resources for maternal or neonatal patients.
10.Apply current evidence-based standards of professional nursing care for selected maternal or neonatal patients.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2019
Summer Session 2019