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

Prerequisites : Admission to the Nursing Program and 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

Nursing is a rewarding and challenging career with an optimistic employment future. JCCC's registered nurse program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and Kansas State Board of Nursing. It is designed with the assistance of a community advisory committee composed of men and women who work in the nursing health care fields and are aware of the requirements for a successful nursing career. Our faculty are well qualified and experienced in the practice and teaching of nursing.