PNC 104: Maternal-Child Practical Nursing

Credits 2

This theory course expands knowledge of health promotion and disease process throughout the lifespan. Normal pregnancy experience along with selected alterations, care of the normal newborn with selected alterations, and health and illness of children and adolescents will be explored in this course. The student will expand the use of the nursing process to include health assessment, alterations in selected bodily functions, pharmacological and nutritional management of disease process and utilization of spiritual and culturally sensitive nursing interventions to assist individuals and families to adapt to alterations across the lifespan.