Nursing Care of Women and Infants   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]

NUR 2421C - Nursing Care of Women and Infants

This course focuses on the basic knowledge, understanding and skills necessary for the nursing care of women and infants during the reproductive years, as well as the benign problems of the reproductive system of women and those problems that women develop as part of the process of aging. The primary focus of the course is the process of pregnancy, including the prenatal, intrapartal, postpartal, and newborn nursing care. Emphasis is placed on the family, teaching, discharge planning, and care within the community. Clinical experiences are in the area of acute care, outpatient clinics, and community settings.
Prerequisites: NUR 1210C and NUR 1521C.
Corequisites: NUR 2310C.

Degrees Offered: A.S., B.S.N.

Credit Hours:4. 
Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 laboratory hours.