Maternity NursingNURSE-UN 1242, 3 Credits, (FallSummer)
22.5 hours lecture plus clinical and Recitation. 3 credits. This course focuses on providing a nursing process framework for examining families in the childbearing years. Individual, societal, cultural, and environmental variables and healthcare disparities relating to childbearing and parenting are identified. Delivery of nursing care to pregnant, laboring, and postpartum mothers and their newborns is the clinical focus, with a goal of maximizing the health potential of young families.