NURS 409 Care of Children and Families

4 credits, Spring

Provides the opportunity to apply the nursing process to children and their families utilizing a developmental perspective in the classroom and clinical setting. The meaning of caring for children and their families is explored throughout the pediatric health and illness continuum in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as through the use of high-fidelity simulations and scenarios. Nursing research and current health issues, ethical dilemmas, and trends pertinent to this clinical practice are examined. Clinical included (45 hours).

Prerequisite(s): Must meet all progression criteria for third year status including a grade of "C" or better in NURS 200, NURS 317, NURS 310, NURS 311, NURS 330, NURS 318

Fee: $35