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NSG335A Pediatric Nursing Lab

Course Description

Practical application of knowledge and skills required for nursing care children and their families. The students will care for the child and family as a unit, considering behavioral, developmental, physiological, cultural and environmental factors. Grading is S or U only.

Learning Outcomes

  • Utilize critical thinking to prioritize and deliver safe, competent, culturally-sensitive family-centered care of children in a variety of health care environments.
  • Communicate effectively with patients/family and other members of the health care team, integrating use of current patient care technologies and information systems to provide quality nursing care.
  • Recognize potential legal and ethical issues common to the pediatric population and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Integrate evidence based practice into planning and implementing nursing care for children while considering behavioral, developmental, physiological, cultural and environmental factors.
  • Demonstrate the nursing process adapting to the unique needs of children in managing illness and promoting health.
  • Provide basic health information to the child and family using age appropriate methods.

Prerequisite

Corequisite