2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog
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NUR 365: Family Health II: Pediatrics

4.5 credits

LECTURE

This course explores family-centered nursing care and the health promotion and care of children in all care settings. Child human growth and developmental theorists, cultural, hereditary, and environmental influences are also explored. Emphasis is on the nursing process and critical thinking skills required to enable families and their children to secure optimum wellness.

CLINICAL COMPONENT

Provides for the application of nursing skills that facilitate safe, effective outcomes of care, including optimum function, wellness, and maintenance of individuals and families. The focus is child health within the context of family. Students will have opportunities to develop communication, clinical reasoning, and assessment skills. Occurs in structured settings, homes, and community settings. Students must provide own transportation. Lecture 2.0 credits. Clinical 2.0 credits. Lab 0.5 credits Offered Fall and Spring.

Prerequisite(s): >2.5 GPA; BIO 353 , BIO 363  or BIO 368 , PSY 308 , NUR 302  and NUR 309 ; or admitted student in the accelerated nursing program. Students are required to have taken or be currently enrolled in BIO 401 .



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