NUR 233 Developmental Self-Care Requisites

This course focuses on life stages of childbearing and childrearing families. Concepts, principles, and therapeutic self-care demands of these families are explored. Focus is on the developmental self-care requisites and health deviations of the individual patient and family. Self-care deficits and therapeutic nursing interventions of the obstetrical and pediatric patient are discussed with emphasis on health promotion. Promoting the health and well-being of patients is accomplished through use of the nursing process, patient education, and therapeutic communication. Skills include newborn, child, antepartum, and postpartum assessments. Clinical experiences complement theory presented.




Fall & Spring


4 HOURS (3-0-1); AASN