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NURS 150   Concepts of Nursing Care: Childbearing Family and Children* (8 Hours)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Nursing Program. NURS 100 and NURS 125.

Prerequisites or corequisites: PSYC 218.

Students will engage in a variety of learning activities to build nursing knowledge and skills necessary to care for gynecological, obstetric and pediatric patient populations presenting with diverse and developmental characteristics across the healthcare continuum. This course reinforces foundational concepts and will introduce normal processes and common alterations unique to the childbearing family, child and adolescent. Course concepts as they apply to the childbearing family and children will continue to build necessary skills to meet program outcomes including clinical judgment, facilitator of learning, advocacy, caring practices, collaboration, systems thinking, response to diversity, and clinical inquiry. Students will acquire nursing knowledge and the skills necessary to care for the childbearing family, child and adolescent in wellness and moderately complex alterations. Students will apply theoretical content and therapeutic interventions to patients with various health alterations in the clinical component of the course, which will focus on the childbearing family, child and adolescent populations. Course instruction will occur using a blended approach that focuses on active engagement of the student in the classroom, online, and in the Health Resource Center, the Simulation Center and a variety of healthcare agencies.

Nursing - Registered Nurse, AAS

...standing credits for NURS 100 Concepts of Nursing Care: Foundations and NURS 150 Concepts of...