Obstetrics - Maternity Nursing - 3
This Level 2 course provides a foundation for theoretical and technical knowledge base while caring for the contemporary family centered childbirth. Parent/newborn issues are viewed from a nursing process approach for the antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, and neonatal client. Correlated clinical experiences emphasize clinical decision making, patient care management, including prioritization of care, and development of psychomotor skills. The roles of Provider of Care, Manager of Care, and Member of the Profession are integrated in both the theory and the clinical components. Prerequisite: Appropriate standing in the Associate Degree Nursing Program or evaluation of skills and knowledge by the Program Director. Recommended: None. Hours: 27 lect, 81 lab. Offered: F, S. CCS: Occupational Education. Transferable: CSU and Private Colleges.