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NUR 365. Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing. 3 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to provide content necessary to promote the care of women, newborns, and the childbearing family. Focus is on knowledge that will be necessary for students to be able to promote, maintain, and restore the adaptation of culturally diverse well and high-risk clients related to, but not limited to, the childbearing experience. Content includes internal and external variables affecting the health of the family during the antepartal, intrapartal and postpartal phases of childbearing and the neonatal period. Content builds upon past knowledge from the scientific and humanistic disciplines, increases the student¿s understanding of ethical reasoning and decision-making as applicable to this client population and contributes to the body of knowledge necessary for future nursing courses. Ethics and Civic Responsibility are significant components of this course.
Prerequisites: NUR 355 [Min Grade: C] and NUR 356L [Min Grade: C] and NUR 345L [Min Grade: C] and (NUR 346 [Min Grade: C] or BY 346 [Min Grade: C] or BY 216 [Min Grade: C]) and NUR 370 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently)