Pediatric Nursing

NURSE-UN 1255, 3 Credits, (FallSummer)

45 hours Lect Plus Clinical and Lab: 5 credits.This course provides a family theory and nursing process framework for examining families in the child-rearing years from infancy through adolescence. Individual, societal, cultural, and environmental variables and health care disparities relating to childrearing and parenting are identified. Delivery of nursing care adapted to the unique health and developmental needs of children and th45 hours Lect Plus Clinical and Lab: 5 credits.This course provides a family theory and nursing process framework for examining families in the child-rearing years from infancy through adolescence. Individual, societal, cultural, and environmental variables and health care disparities relating to childrearing and parenting are identified. Delivery of nursing care adapted to the unique health and developmental needs of children and their families is the clinical focus, with a goal of maximizing the health potential of young families. There is a strong health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention component.