Maternal Newborn and Pediatric Nursing for the Professional Nurse II

Credits: 3

This course provides a holistic approach to the care of maternal, newborn, and pediatric patients.  Students will build upon previously learned concepts of routine and high-risk childbearing women, neonates, and pediatric patients within a family context. Evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and ethical/legal principles are presented and applied throughout the course.  The course uses a family centered approach to health promotion, prevention, patient education, and disease processes for the childbearing women and pediatric patients. Emphasis is placed on individualizing patient care to families of maternal, newborn, and pediatric patients.