Maternal nursing introduces the student to the study of the physiological and emotional aspects of pregnancy, including physical development of the fetus, the importance of prenatal care, common complications of pregnancy, the mechanism of labor and delivery of the infant, postpartum care of the mother and newborn and common complications of the postpartum mother and newborn. Pediatric nursing offers the basic concept of growth, development, and health supervision of the infant, toddler, preschooler, school age, and adolescent. Included is the study of a comprehensive group of childhood illnesses with methods of diagnosis and treatment.
- Successful completion of all laboratory, theoretical, and clinical components are required to receive credit for this course.
- Summer Only.