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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RNSG 1412 - Nursing Care of the Childbearing andChildrearing Family

CIP Code: 51.3801
Credit(s): 4
Course Description: Study of the concepts related to the provision of nursing care for childbearing and childrearing families; application of systematic problem-solving processes and critical thinking skills, including a focus on the childbearing family during the perinatal periods and the childrearing family from birth to adolescence; and competency in knowledge, judgment, skill, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. (4-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Examine the roles of the professional nurse in the perinatal and pediatric settings; utilize a systematic problem-solving approach and critical thinking skills when providing nursing care for the childbearing and childrearing family.
1. Differentiate normal from abnormal assessment data in the women’s health and pediatric patient.
2. Explain specific pharmacologic implications and administration of medications to obstetrical/gynecological and pediatric patients.
3. Apply knowledge of cultural concepts related to the obstetrical/gynecological and pediatric patient in a simulated learning experience.
4. Incorporate findings in nationally recognized women’s health and/or pediatric databases to evaluate evidence-based care.
5. Evaluate nutritional needs for the growth and development of child bearing and child rearing families.
6. Explain potential complications of childbearing and collaborative care needed to promote positive outcomes. 1,2,3,4,5

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term coursework and acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing Program options. 

Faculty Consent: N