2023-2024 Catalog 
    Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog
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NADN 250 - Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

5 Credit: (4 lecture, 0 lab, 3 clinical) 7 Contact Hours: [NADN 108 NADN 135 NADN 145 NADN 175 NADN 180 , and NADN 190 ]

This course covers general concepts related to maternity and pediatric nursing care, progressing from women’s health, pregnancy and birth through adolescents. The focus will be on assessment, growth and development, health promotion, and management of common chronic and acute health alterations for the maternity and pediatric patient. Students will utilize the nursing process while providing patient centered care to the maternity and pediatric patient. Clinical experiences will be utilized to promote the development of knowledge, skills, and behaviors needed to provide care within actual or simulated clinical settings.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Demonstrate professional behaviors when interacting with women, infants, children, and interprofessional team members.  

Goal 2:  Utilize informatics and technology along with verbal and non-verbal skills to communicate and collaborate with the maternal and pediatric interprofessional team.  

Goal 3:  Implement best current evidence to provide safe, quality, family-centered education and care to women, infants, and children in a variety of settings.  

Goal 4:  Use the nursing process to develop and implement a plan of care for the maternal, newborn, and pediatric patients that incorporates patient centered care and health promotion. 

Goal 5:  Calculate drug dosages accurately for safe medication administration for the maternal and pediatric population. 

Goal 6:  Incorporate knowledge of growth and development principles to meet the needs of the maternity and pediatric patient.

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