Clinical Practicum for Nursing Care of Women and Newborns

Clinical Practicum for Nursing Care of Women and Newborns
Clinical practicum in the nursing care of childbearing families from diverse backgrounds. Health promotion, assessment, and interventions related to complicated and uncomplicated pregnancy and birth. Includes lab and simulation experiences.
 Hours1.5 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesCourses in Nursing Semester 3.
 Note6-12 hours clinical per week for 7 weeks.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining NURS 352
Course Outcomes

Christ-like Caring

Recognize personal values regarding childbirth, families, and parenting and gain an understanding of the changes that occur within a family related to the childbirth process.

Critical Thinkging, Communication and Integration

Demonstrate the ability to utilize critical thinking skills to provide evidence-based care and to communicate effectively.

Providing Professional Nursing Care

Demonstrate competent nursing care by performing assessment and management of normal antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn patients.

Nursing Leadership, Local, National, and Global Issues

Identify challenges of nursing related to care of women and newborns and provide evidence-based information on issues concerning the childbearing family.

Life-long Learning

Formulate personal decisions regarding future birth experience as a patient or as a spouse based on current best practices along with health promotion strategies.