2022-2023 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 335: Family Health I - Maternal/Infant

4.5 credits


This course explores family-centered nursing care and the health promotion of women with focused attention on the childbearing process: puberty, conception, antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care. The course emphasizes the natural physiological and psychological phases of these events. High risk conditions and nursing care of the newborn and postpartum family are also taught. Cultural, hereditary, and environmental influences are presented.


Provides for the application of nursing skills that facilitate optimum functioning, wellness, and maintenance of individuals and families. The focus is on maternal and infant health. Occurs in structured settings, homes, and community settings. Students must provide own transportation. Lecture 2 credit hours. Clinical 2 credit hours. Lab: 0.5 credit hours. Offered Fall and Spring

Prerequisite(s): >2.5 GPA; BIO 353 ; BIO 363  or BIO 368 ; PSY 308 , or admitted student in the accelerated nursing program. Students are required to have taken or be currently enrolled in BIO 401 , NUR 302  and NUR 309 .
Co-requisite(s): None.

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