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Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 3368 - WOMEN’S HEALTH NURSING PRACTICUM

[2 Credits]
Using an evidence-based woman-centered focus, this course provides clinical opportunities in caring for women across the lifespan, concentrating on nursing care of the childbearing family. The student will have clinical experiences caring for pregnant women, women in labor and giving birth, the new family including care of the newborn, and women seeking gynecological care in outpatient clinics. The student will also participate in a community activity focusing on health promotion and disease prevention of concerns for women across the lifespan. The student will self-select the community activity, with faculty approval, based on interest and availability of activity. The educational focus is on development and enhancement of clinical, communication and management of care skills in the care of women across the lifespan. A woman-centered philosophy incorporating all dimensions of a caring framework is the theoretical framework grounding this course. The course will utilize the mission and standards of the professional organization, AWHONN, Association of Women’s health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. This course is built upon information presented in previous courses. [90 hours Practicum] Prerequisites: NURS 3351, 3362, 3372, 3356, 3366. Corequisites: NURS 3358