Mar 23, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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NUR 340 Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family

2 Credits

This Junior-level course builds on previous learning that applies the nursing process in the holistic, compassionate care of the childbearing family. Evidence-based principles and beginning skills in clinical reasoning are addressed when examining health promotion of the childbearing family from pre-conception through the post-partum period. Common complications of pregnancy, labor, birth, postpartum, and the neonate are analyzed. Legal, ethical, and social justice issues unique to maternal-newborn nursing are discussed. Principles related to advocacy, collaboration, and quality improvement are examined as they apply to the delivery of safe and effective nursing care.

Prerequisite(s): NUR 305 , NUR 305CL , NUR 330  and NUR 330CL  

NOTE:  NUR 340 must be taken in conjunction with NUR 340CL .

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