Oct 24, 2020  
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[2 Credits]
Child Health Nursing is built upon information presented in previous nursing courses, basic sciences, health assessment and pathophysiology. This course provides exploration and application of theories, concepts, knowledge and skills for comprehensive child health nursing. Emphasis is on health promotion, risk reduction, and illness management of children. Course content is guided by the standards for pediatric nursing as formulated by the Society of Pediatric Nurses. The educational focus is on the development and application of critical-thinking and problem-solving skills as they relate to the care of children from infancy through adolescence, and their families. Prerequisites: NURS 3351, 3362, 3372, 3356, 3366 Co requisite: NURS 3365.