UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Course: NURS 444/L. Nursing Care of Childbearing Family (2/1.5)

Prerequisites: All 300-level courses in the Accelerated BSN Pathway. Corequisite: NURS 444L. Focuses on the nurses role in promoting self-care and dependent-care functions of the multiperson unit of the child-bearing family. Emphasis is on assessment and management of the woman, baby and family during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods. Includes both healthy and pathologic processes. Lab: Supervised clinical lab provides opportunities for role- and skills-development and application. Passing grades must be earned in lecture course and lab concurrently for credit in both courses.