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Nursing - NCLC

NURS 248


Maternal-Child Nursing 2 (2.5-7.5) 5 Cr. Hrs.


Course Description

This course emphasizes application of the nursing process and critical thinking skills while utilizing evidence-based principles of nursing in caring for the childbearing family and pediatric clients. Theoretical content focuses on complex obstetrical and pediatric health disorders within the registered nurse scope of practice. Clinical experiences with the childbearing family and pediatric clients are provided in acute and community settings utilizing an interdisciplinary collaborative approach.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply the nursing process to clients with complications of pregnancy.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with complications during labor and delivery.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with complications during the postpartum period.
  • Apply the nursing process to the high-risk newborn conditions at birth.
  • Apply the nursing process to high-risk newborn birth-related stressors.
  • Apply the nursing process to women’s health care.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with reproductive disorders.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients engaging in high-risk behaviors.
  • Apply the nursing process to child-rearing families experiencing alterations in growth and development.
  • Apply the nursing process to children and their families experiencing complex gastrointestinal alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to children and their families experiencing complex genitourinary alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to children and their families experiencing complex cardiovascular alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to children and their families experiencing childhood cancer.
  • Apply the nursing process to children and their families experiencing complex neurologic alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to children and their families experiencing endocrine and metabolic alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to children and their families experiencing musculoskeletal alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process regarding nutritional requirements for child-bearing/child-rearing families experiencing complex health problems.
  • Apply the nursing process to child-bearing/child-rearing families experiencing grief and loss.
  • Apply the nursing process to child-bearing/child-rearing families with complex psychosocial needs.
  • Demonstrate proficiency on select standardized computer assessments.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with medication dosage calculations.
  • Demonstrate designated clinical competencies.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2017; NURSING - NCLC; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 08/28/2017

 248145712Maternal Child Nursing 2 5Cronin BStegbauer K$579.0019/32/0Open
R 09:00AM-02:15PMBTC255
TBA
 248145716Maternal Child Nursing 2 5Stegbauer KCronin B$579.0018/32/0Open
R 09:00AM-02:15PMBTC245
TBA

Fall; 2017; NURSING - NCLC; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/24/2017

 248145713Maternal Child Nursing 2 5Cronin BStegbauer K$579.0023/32/0Open
R 09:00AM-02:15PMBTC255
TBA
 248145723Maternal Child Nursing 2 5Cronin BStegbauer K$579.0024/32/0Open
R 09:00AM-02:15PMBTC245
TBA

Note: This schedule updates once every 24 hours. Please reference WebAdvisor for current status.


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