NURS 3612 Maternal and Neonatal Nursing

A clinical nursing course designed to provide students with concepts and processes in nursing that are related to the client/family adaptive needs during the childbearing years. Emphasized are the bio-psycho-social-spiritual needs of parents/fetus-neonate in both normal and high risk conditions. Included are concepts related to antepartal, intrapartal, and postpartal periods. Pharmacologic and nutritional concepts are used in the application to these clients. Students are provided with learning experiences to develop nursing roles and skills based on professional values and standards that are appropriate to meeting maternal and neonatal client needs. Lab fee. Prerequisites: NURS 2310, 3312, 3313, 3610, and 3611. Concurrent enrollment in NURS 3614. Lab fee.