Nursing Process II:Child-Bearing Family Nursing

Course Description

This course focuses on the health care needs of parents and newborns during the childbearing experience. Introducing the concept of the family as a unit, emphasis is placed on the variations in health care due to behavioral, life cycle, physiological, cultural, and environmental factors. Concurrent enrollment in NSG 314A is required.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe basic concepts, practices, and issues which affect the childbearing family and apply this knowledge to one’s clinical practice safely and correctly.
  • Describe the physiologic changes of the mother and/or fetus/newborn during the childbearing experience and relate these changes to their health care needs.
  • Identify the psychological changes which have occurred during the childbearing experience and relate these changes to these health care needs of the mother and her family.
  • Identify the social, cultural and spiritual factors which influence the mother and her family’s childbearing experience.
  • Describe the impact of environmental factors in maternal-child care on the childbearing family.
  • Identify current research findings which have implications for the care of the mother and her family.

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Class of 2019, Military Servicemember and Class of 2019, respectively