Course Description for Pediatric Nursing Concepts and Practice
Pediatric Nursing Concepts and Practice
Prerequisite: NUR 3167 and NUR 3255C and NUR 4826
Co-requisite: NUR 4827 and NUR 4168 and NUR 4491C
Description: This course includes information on factors that affect the optimal health and well being of children. The focus of this course is the use of the nursing process in collaborative partnership with children. Emphasis is on professional nursing roles and responsibilities in designing and managing culturally sensitive care for children in order to maintain, restore, and optimize their level of functioning. The learner will participate in clinical activities as a provider of culturally sensitive, evidence-based nursing care.