September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2020  
September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NO 214 - Maternal/Newborn Self-Care Requisites


This course introduces the scientific basis for maternal, newborn, and women’s health. It demonstrates and features the application of the nursing process. Physiological and pathophysiological processes are presented, and the reasons behind professional nursing care and the identification of problems are examined. Legal topics, including standards of care, informed consent, and refusal of treatment, are discussed early in the course along with ethical issues to facilitate quality of care. Maternal, newborn, and women’s health are practiced in a variety of settings, and the methods to ease transition into these facilities and improve continuity of care are explored. There is an emphasis upon family, culture, and community as well as the support and involvement of the nurse during childbirth and child rearing and in the maintenance of female health. Semester Credit Hours 1.00 semester credit hour Contact Hours: 15.00 Prerequisites: NO 210 - Adult Nursing Systems II /NO 211 - Adult Nursing Systems II Clinical . Corequisite: NO 215 - Maternal/Newborn Self-Care Requisites Clinical .