2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

NU 374 Concepts in Child Health Nursing

This courses uses patient and family centered approach to explore anatomical, physiological, and developmental variations in children from infancy through young adulthood.  Sociocultural influences on child health promotion are discussed as well as concepts related to safety, genetics, health education, acute and chronic disease management, injury prevention, palliative, and end-of-life care. Course content focuses on the application of clinical judgment, evidence-based practice, and selected elements of growth and development. Students engage in intra- and interprofessional collaboration and communication while advocating for the needs of this vulnerable population.  Clinical experiences include laboratory simulation and psychomotor skill development. Students demonstrate professionalism and increasing levels of autonomy while providing care that is respectful and preserves human dignity.

A prerequisite to NU 381, NU 390 and NU 395

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Pre- or Co-requisite NU 340 Introduction to Adult Nursing & NU 360 Adult Nursing II

Corequisite

Pre- or Co-requisite NU 340 Introduction to Adult Nursing & NU 360 Adult Nursing II