N 592K N 592K. Parent-Child Nursing I: Childbearing Families. 5 Hours.
Salient concepts and clinical basis for advanced nursing practice with childbearing families, considered from biophysical, psychological, developmental, family, and sociocultural perspectives. Introduction to concepts related to role development as an advanced practice nurse, with emphasis on the promotion of wellness and prevention of illness in pregnant women and their newborns within the context of their families. Students apply these concepts in providing nursing care to childbearing families in a variety of clinical settings under supervision of faculty members and preceptors. Three class hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Nursing 396C and 396J, and credit or registration for Nursing 395C.