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NURS 3400 Nursing of Women and Childbearing Family

2 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. A clinical course (NURS 3400C Nursing of Women/Childbearing Clinical) is also required.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 2350 Medical Surgical II with grade of "C+" or better.

Corequisite(s): NURS 3400C Nursing of Women/Childbearing Clinical.