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 422 NURS CHILDBEAR/REAR FAM (Spring 2020)
Focus on nursing care to childbearing and childrearing families, and exploration of current, applicable research. Self-care and participation of family members emphasized. Topics include conditions that place the client at risk and selected acute and chronic childhood disorders. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319 with a C or better. Co-requisite: NURS 423. Three 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 882 DNP PROJECT 2: PROPOSAL DEV (Spring 2020)
Focused on advancing nursing knowledge in a specialty area. Review the literature and integrate content from previous graduate courses to develop the proposal for an evidence-based project that will improve health care outcomes and provide the foundation for future scholarship. Prerequisite: NURS 881. One hour per week.
Focused on advancing nursing knowledge in a specialty area. Evaluate and disseminate the approved project from NURS 883. The role of the D.N.P. as a leader in complex organizational systems is addressed as it relates to the evaluation and dissemination of the project. Prerequisites: Year 3 of the D.N.P. program or permission of instructor, NURS 883. One hour per week.