2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Oct 20, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

NSG 250 - Maternal/Child Nursing Theory


Description: Health promotion in the context of the family with a focus on the mother and child. Includes concepts of nursing care for the developing family from preconception to perinatal and postpartum care of the mother and neonate. Encompasses normal and high-risk reproductive issues, women's health, and developmental care of the child from infant through adolescence. Integrates the competencies of nursing knowledge to include patient-centered care, professionalism, leadership, systems-based practice, informatics and technology, communication, teamwork and collaboration, safety, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice. 

Prerequisites: NSG 150 , NSG 152 , NSG 153 , NSG 155 , and BIO 205  

Corequisite: NSG 240 , NSG 242 , and NSG 260  

Credits: 2
Lecture: 2
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. Principles of nursing care related to the childbearing family during preconception, antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum for mother and neonate
  2. Principles of nursing care related to the childbearing family at risk during preconception, antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum for mother and neonate
  3. Principles of nursing care related to women's reproductive health issues; fertility, breast, cancer, menopause, and sexually transmitted infections
  4. Principles of nursing care related to the growth and development of the child, from infant to adolescence
  5. Principles of nursing care related to the child, from infant to adolescence, experiencing alterations in growth and development

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Patient-Centered Care - Apply the nursing process and problem-solving strategies while providing care and promoting health for women, obstetrics, and pediatrics. (1-5)
  2. Teamwork and Collaboration - Describe their own strengths, limitations and values in functioning as a member of a team in women's health, obstetrics, and pediatrics. (1-5)
  3. Evidence-Based Practice - Describe evidence-based practice to include the components of research evidence, clinical expertise, and patient/family values for women's health, obstetrics, and pediatrics.  (1-5)
  4. Quality Improvement - Recognize that nursing students and other health professionals are part of systems of care and care processes that affect outcomes for women's health, obstetrics, and pediatrics. (1-5)
  5. Safety - Delineate general categories of errors/hazards of care and describe factors that create a culture of safety in women's health, obstetrics, and pediatrics. (1-5)
  6. Informatics - Describe examples of how technology and information management, and methods of documentation are related to the quality and safety for women, obstetrics, and pediatrics. (1-5)

Required Assessment:
Assignments, exams, standardized exams.