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NSG 1524 — Care of Childbearing Family

Credit Hours: 3.00   Total Contact Hours: 5.02   Lecture Hours: 1.89   Lab Hours: 0.40   Clinical/Other Hours: 2.73  

Provides opportunities to incorporate the nursing process in the care of the child-bearing family. Characteristics of the individual are studied with a major focus on the human need of sexuality. Specific topics explored include: pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum, care of the newborn, and male/female reproductive issues. Emphasis is placed on patient centered care and collaboration, which includes valuing a partnership with the childbearing family. The student builds upon previously acquired knowledge from general education and applied general education course work. Clinical opportunities are provided for students to give safe and competent nursing care to patients in structured settings. 'C' grade policy applies.
Prerequisites: NSG 1510.