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Course Descriptions

NURS 135: Nursing Care Concepts: Family Health

-Completion of BIOL 181, NURS 112, NURS 113, NURS 117, and PSY 101 with a grade of C or better
-Completion with a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in BIOL 182, ENGL 101, NURS 122, and NURS 134

This course of obstetrical and pediatric nursing focuses on concepts of development, family, communication, culture, grief and loss, sexuality, reproduction, immunity, infection, thermoregulation, safety, and violence. A beginning application of critical thinking pathways (clinical judgment) will be developed in this specialized content area. The campus laboratory experiences focus on the assessment of the pregnant individual, the newborn, and application of growth and development principles. Planned faculty-supervised experiences in the clinical area, as well as the community, provide students with the opportunity to implement their knowledge and skills. 4.5 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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