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NURS 416 Clinical Management in Child Health Nursing

Course Description: This course, for students in the accelerated program, uses the nursing process and focuses on primary health care and family centered nursing of the child. Students will apply concepts of pediatric growth and development to the management of care for healthy children and those who experience acute and chronic illnesses. Students will develop clinical reasoning, communication, and therapeutic skills for children with a wide range of ages. The best available evidence will be used to plan and implement appropriate interventions that promote culturally competent care for children and their families. Mandatory child abuse training will be included. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of settings.

Course Rotation: NY and PL: Spring and Summer.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

NURS 401 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 404 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 406 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 408 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 409 Minimum Grade of C+ and ( MAT 134 Minimum Grade of C+ or MAT 141 Minimum Grade of C+ or MAT 117 Minimum Grade of C+) and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C+ and ( BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C+ or BIO 254 Minimum Grade of C+)

Corequisite

NURS 412, NURS 414