January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 30, 2020  
January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PN 222 - Maternal and Child Nursing


This course focuses on content related to the practical nurse to meet physiological, psychosocial, cultural, and developmental needs of maternal and child clients. Antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care are emphasized. Content related to complications of pregnancy, newborn care, growth and development, pediatric care, and health alterations of the pediatric client are presented. Nutritional and pharmacological needs, as well as content related to cultural diversity, are presented. Healthcare technology, communication, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, critical thinking, and the nursing process are integrated throughout course content. Students will utilize the nursing process and develop and implement nursing care plans to provide nursing care for maternal and newborn clients. 3.00semester credit hours Contact Hours: 45.00 Prerequisites: PN 212 Medical Surgical Nursing  and PN 213 Medical Surgical Nursing Clinical . Corequisite: PN 223 Maternal and Child Nursing Clinical .