Oct 26, 2020  
2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 2220 Maternal Child Nursing

(4-9-9) 7 Credits UT
The course focuses on the nursing care of the child bearing women and her family. Emphasis is placed on the role and practice of the nurse in assisting the patient and family to adapt to alterations and stressors associated with antepartal, intrapartal, postpartal and neonatal periods. Correlation course content and patient care will be provided in hospital OB, postpartal and newborn nursery units in the community. The other portion of the course will introduce the nursing care of the well child, the child with special needs and the child with acute and chronic health care needs. Emphasis is on promoting healthy growth and development, even during illness. Students will also examine the role of the family and the importance of it to the care of the child. Clinicals will focus on both well children and children with health care needs.
Pre-requisite(s): NURS 2100 , NURS 2120 , BIOL 2100  Concurrency: None Co-requisite(s): NURS 2200  



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