Study of theory related to nursing care of childbearing families in rural communities. Explores social and health care issues related to changing needs of women across the life span. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319, 329 (prereq/coreq). Co-requisite: NURS 371. Three hours per week.
NURS 371 MATERNAL NB NURSING CLIN (Spring 2020)
Provides nursing care to the child-bearing family in primary and acute care settings. Applies selected theories related to structure, development and function of families. Clinical practice will be guided by the objectives of Healthy People 2000. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319. Co-requisites: NURS 329, 370. Nine hours per week.
NURS 423 NRS CHILDBEAR/REAR FAM CLN (Spring 2020)
Focus on use of nursing process with childbearing and childrearing families in rural community settings and in acute care settings, both rural and urban. Emphasis on assisting clients in promoting, maintaining and/or regaining health. Students focus on clinical practice as they develop knowledge, psychomotor skills and professional values. Developmental and family theories stressed. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319 with a C or better. Co-requisite: NURS 422. Nine hours per week.
NURS 716 FAMILY NURSING (Spring 2020)
Explores theory and research relevant to family nursing assessment and intervention. Family health, illness and the impact of stressful events on the family system are examined. Clinical situations with families are analyzed based on classic family theory, developing theory and published research. Students develop strategies for serving as advocates for families as they explore beginning role requirements of advanced practice nurses. May not receive credit for NURS 516 and 716. Three hours lecture, three-four hours clinical practice per week, for a total of 50 hours.