Care for Women and Child-Bearing Families                4 credits    
(Pre-Licensure BSN Track)

This course continues the synthesis and refinement of the nursing process, building on prior knowledge from the social, biological and physical sciences and the humanities for the provision of contemporary maternity nursing care to women, infants and families. Application and analysis of therapeutic management, of communication with multiple members of the healthcare team, and of nursing technology are applied to normal and common complex health issues of childbearing women and their families. Nursing care is practiced with caring, holism, cultural sensitivity in accordance with current standards for this specialty care. (45 hours of clinical) Prerequisites: Mg120 Foundations of Economics, Nu321 Care of the Medical-Surgical Patient I, Nu328 Care Along the Continuum of Mental Health.

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