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N 394M N 394M. Health Promotion in Maternity Nursing. 3 Hours.

Analysis of concepts related to health promotion, illness prevention, and health disparities throughout the perinatal period (fertility, pregnancy, birth, newborn, lactation, and parenting). Theories and research related to psychosocial concepts, family, parenting, pre-conception, systems of care, and cultural perspectives for health promotion in reproductive health are examined. Investigates the application of theoretical principles and research evidence relating to the care of women and newborns in a variety of settings under faculty and preceptor supervision. Two lecture hours and four clinical practicum hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and credit or registration for Nursing 396C.