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2010-2011 Graduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 560 - Primary Care, Antepartum and Newborn Care I

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Explore and evaluate the current theories of women’s and newborn’s health, including prenatal care, from several disciplines (biological, genetic, psychological, developmental, sociocultural and cultural).  Develop critical thinking and management skills for a holistic approach to the primary care of women, antepartum, newborn care and lactation.  Examine common developmental, educational, cultural, psychosocial, nutritional and legal concerns of pregnant women and newborns.   Emphasis is placed on comprehensive assessment, prevention and screening using patient databases and evidence-based research. Research-based advanced nursing interventions, including physiological, psychosocial and pharmacologic interventions, to promote, maintain, and restore the optimal health of women in pregnancy and the childbearing years, as well as newborn assessment, normal fetal and neonatal growth and development will be included.  Age related cultural, family and community variations will be incorporated into a review of clinical practice guidelines. Prerequisites: NURS 500, 501, 514, 521, 522, 524.  Co-requisites: NURS 539, 561.

Academic Level: Graduate
Instructional Method: Lecture
School: College of Nursing



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