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NURS 315. Child and Family Nursing (Clinical)

Credits: 3
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Builds on the theoretical base of NURS 314. Planning and implementation of nursing care during labor and delivery and for children from infancy to adolescence including physiologic and psychological development with clinical experience.
Prerequisites: NURS 303, NURS 306, NURS 307, NURS 309, NURS 310 or NURS 322, NURS 317
Corequisites: NURS 314
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: 4 Labs (7 hrs) outside scheduled hrs. Students rotate among settings with some variation in clinical hours, including evenings and Saturdays, as arranged by Nursing faculty.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Integrate theories and concepts from liberal education into clinical nursing practice of childbearing women, children, and their families.
2. Demonstrate professionalism in the provision of safe and effective clinical care of childbearing women, children, and their families.
3. Integrate evidence, clinical judgment, and patient preference into planning, implementing, and evaluating outcomes of nursing care for childbearing women, children, and their families.
4. Use the electronic health record to retrieve and document nursing care for childbearing women, children, and their families.
5. Identify clinical situations in which childbearing women, children, and families are underserved or vulnerable due to economic issues and/or healthcare policies.
6. Use 'inter' and 'intra' professional communication and collaboration skills in the provision of nursing care to childbearing women, children, and their families.
7. Use health education to promote the health and wellness of childbearing women, children, and their families.
8. Integrate professional values of autonomy, human dignity, and integrity into the clinical care of childbearing women, children and their families.






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