This course is designed to build on previous learning by integrating basic human needs and nursing principles into the care of the family. Utilizing nursing principles as a framework, the student will be able to focus on the needs of the childbearing family and children, newborns to adolescents. Concepts of alterations related to maternal child and child health nursing will be presented. An emphasis on growth and development of the newborn through the adolescent will be an integral part of the child health portion of the course. In addition, information regarding medication administration/pharmacology, health assessments, cultural diversity, interpersonal skills/communication skills, nutrition and diet therapy, legal/ethical issues and health teaching will be utilized as a framework to integrate holistic care for the family. Lab fee required.
Prerequisite or Corequisite: PRN 0386C with a minimum grade of "C" or higher.
Terms Offered: Fall
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