Jul 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students

NURS 401 - Maternal Child Health Nursing

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: NURS 301   / NURS 311  , NURS 202  / NURS 212  
Corequisite: NURS 411  

This course is designed to assist the student in caring for women and families. This course covers the application of the nursing process with this population where there will be a focus on the childbearing phase of development. This includes the assessment of health needs related to normal and abnormal prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum physiological changes and psychosocial needs. There will be a focus on pediatric health and illness from infancy to adolescence. An emphasis is placed on growth and development, health promotion, evidence based practice, cultural variation and communication with children and families in the hospital and community settings.