Nursing Care of Children: Infancy to Adolescence

NURS340 (Not Liberal Arts) $ Nursing Care of Children: Infancy to Adolescence 8.5 hrs. 5 crs. The Nursing Process and General Systems theory are utilized in providing students with the theoretical knowledge and clinical skills needed to provide culturally sensitive care to children & their families from infancy through late adolescence. The course facilitates integration of the concepts of communication and growth and development in providing primary, secondary and tertiary levels of intervention to children and their families who are experiencing disruption in their biopsychosocial integrity. Preq: Department permission required. Coreq: NURS 203 or NURS 204; NURS 210; NURS 310. 3 hours lecture;1.5 hours laboratory; 4 hours clinical. This course may be taught in a 7 week format. In a 7-week format, students' contact hours will be 17 hours per week (6 lecture; 3 laboratory; 8 clinical). This course may be offered as a face-to-face or a hybrid course.