Dec 10, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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NRSG 236 - Health and Illness of Maternal Nursing

Credit(s): 2

Prerequisite(s): BIOH 211 NRSG 230 , NRSG 231 , and NRSG 233 .
Corequisite(s): NRSG 237 .
In this course, the student applies holistic concepts to the professional nursing care of the childbearing family including conception, prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn care. Content addresses health and complex alterations, reproduction and menopause, nutrition, therapeutic communication, ethical, legal, cultural and evidenced-based practice. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Identify the role and scope of practice of the registered nurse in the care of childbearing families, including those at high risk for complications.
  • Utilize critical thinking and the nursing process to define responsibilities of the registered nurse in the provisions of holistic, safe, competent nursing care for the child bearing family during the preconception, antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn periods.
  • Relate the importance of good nutrition to different stages in pregnancy and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle.

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