2016-2017 Catalog

NUR 2440C Developmental Concepts in Nursing

This course utilizes knowledge of human growth and development and focuses on the role of the nurse to provide safe, compassionate and holistic care to women and children. Concepts discussed include reproduction, sexuality, family, culture, immunity, infection, mobility, sensory perception, oxygenation and perfusion. Emphasis is placed on antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum care of pregnant women and developmentally appropriate care of newborns and children of all ages. Upon successful completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to make effective decisions and provide quality nursing care to women and children (2 credits theory, 1 credit clinical lab.)

Credits

3

Prerequisite

NUR 1241C and NUR 1520C

Corequisite

NUR 2010 and NUR 2243C

Classification

Parallel