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PNSG1520 – Nursing Care of Women, Newborns, and Children pdf

Credits: 2 (2/0/0)
Description: This course provides an integrative approach to the care of childbearing women, newborns and children. Emphasis is placed on normal pregnancies, normal growth and development, and common pediatric disorders. Principles of pathophysiology, nutrition and pharmacology are applied.
Prerequisites: BIOL2260 AND BIOL2261 AND PSYC2222 AND PNSG1508 AND PNSG1514 AND experience as a nursing assistant as guided by the PN application packet AND current American Heart Association Basic Life Support AND current, clear Minnesota Department of Health criminal background check AND current, clear national background check AND up-to-date immunizations and health form.
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Describe nursing care related to health promotion for women, newborns and children.
  2. Identify the data obtained from a focused assessment that contribute to the individual plans of care for women, newborns and children.
  3. Recognize potential and actual patient complications and interventions from an established plan of care that address the needs of the individual pregnant woman, newborn or child.
  4. Summarize critical information based on focused assessments and interventions to be reported to appropriate interprofessional team members.
  5. Apply knowledge of pharmacology, physiology and nutrition to the care of women and newborns.
  6. Apply knowledge of pharmacology, pathophysiology and nutrition to the care of children with common pediatric disorders.
  7. Discuss legal and ethical implications when caring for women, newborns and children.
  8. List the major classifications of medications, common medications within each classification, potential and actual complications, contraindications, and rationales for medication administration for women, newborns and children.
  9. Describe the role of the practical nurse when implementing established teaching plans that promote individualized care for women, newborns and children.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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