Jul 18, 2024  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 5079 - Transition to Midwifery Practice

6 credit hours
Formerly - NURS 579
Final synthesis and application of research to drive treatment decisions and develop an evidenced-based clinical practice. Within the health care team setting, will display midwifery clinical assessment and management skills across the reproductive lifespan and beyond. Safely conducts primary care for women through the lifespan. Manages gynecologic health, preconceptual care, prenatal care, intrapartum care including deliveries and postpartum care. Manages the care of the normal newborn from birth to 28 days of life. Includes approaches to clinical practice in a variety of primary and inpatient care settings, including optional global health settings, as they are available. Evaluation and critique of care approaches to women though out the lifespan and to newborns included. Students will examine the impact of psychosocial and environmental factors on health care services in maternal-child health and manage common psychological problems of women. Registration restrictions may be bypassed by the department with permission of instructor.

Registration Restriction(s): Graduate Nursing Program
Prerequisite Course: NURS 5000, 5001, 5022, 5024, 5039, 5049, 5059, 5060, 5061, 5053, 5063 May be taken concurrently with NURS 5064



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