May 24, 2022
NURS 226 - Nursing Care of Special Populations II: Maternal/Child Nursing
Provides the student opportunities to implement the nursing process in acute and community settings. The focus of care is on women and the family during the childbearing cycle, the newborn, and the child through adolescence. PREREQUISITE(S): NURS 125 , NURS 126 , NURS 129 or consent of program coordinator. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): A minimum grade of C or better in Arts Distribution and BIOL 213 . COREQUISITE(S): NURS 225 . Three hours lecture/discussion, twelve hours of clinical each week.
5 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Discuss how personal values relate to ethical dilemmas in caring for women, infants, children, and families
- Comply with the legal responsibilities of the student nurse when providing care.
- Comply with professional and evidence based practice standards when providing care to women, infants, children, and families
- Identify appropriate resources in the management of patient care.
- Utilize logical, critical and creative thinking in the care of women, infants, children, and families.
- Plan and implement health teaching focused on women, infants, children, and families.
- Apply concepts of pharmacology related to the needs of the women, infants, children, and families.
- Apply the nursing process in addressing needs of women, infants, children, and families.
- Consider developmental level when planning and implementing nursing care.
- Provide for patient and family health needs in a caring manner.
- Recognize the influence of cultural beliefs when providing care to women, infants, children, and families.
- Act as an advocate for women, infants, children, and families.
- Demonstrate effective communication in all interactions with patients, significant others, families, groups and members of the healthcare team.
- Demonstrate appropriate application of principles of delegation.
- Apply available technology and informatics accurately and appropriately when performing care.
- Apply principles of safety when performing all care.
- Follow safety principles across health care settings and developmental levels.
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