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NURS 3400 Nursing of Women and Childbearing Family

3 hours

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This course focuses on the provision of nursing care of the family unit during the ante, intra, and postpartum experience of birth, including high-risk situations. Assessment and nursing care of the newborn is included. Clinical experiences will include the care of obstetric patient and her family in the acute and community settings.  Course is over an 8-week period, and includes two hours theory and one clinical hour.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 2100 Pharmacology I, NURS 2110 Pharmacology II, NURS 2180 Health Assessment for Pre-Licensure Students, NURS 2350 Medical Surgical II, and NURS 2710 Pathophysiology for Pre-Licensure Students.