May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 402 - Family Nursing^

This course focuses on nursing care as it relates to the function and structure of the childbearing and childrearing family, including the specific experiences of pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum experiences, and the care of newborns and children. It explores the nurse’s role in promoting and maintaining family health. Cultural and life span developmental considerations within a family context will be included. Students will provide care to childbearing and childrearing families in home, community, and acute care settings with emphasis on specialty area skills, communication, client and family education, pharmacotherapeutics, and care design from preconception through twenty-one years of age. Semester Credit Hours: 6.00 Contact Hours: 60/0/90/150 Prerequisites: NU 215 Transition to RN Practice with Lab  or NU 216 Adult Health I ^ . Corequisite: None.