September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 31, 2020  
September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NO 218 - Health Deviations in Childhood


This course introduces the student to the concepts of pediatric nursing, and subsequent courses are built upon the concepts and skills learned in previous nursing courses. Students prepare for the vast opportunities in modern healthcare delivery and nursing practice. The science of pediatric nursing emphasizes health promotion, assessment, care plans, risk factors, genetics, pharmacology, ethics, patient education, family involvement, and other related areas. Basic pediatric nursing care is directed toward the child and adolescent in acute and chronic settings. The role of the associate’s-degree nurse is stressed in physiology, pathophysiology, and psychosocial context as it relates to care of the child. 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 219 - Health Deviations in Childhood Clinical .